Here I Cook

Ek Bangalir Rannaghaur Theke(From a Bengali’s Kitchen)


Its been long since I got any awards from my blogger friends, and just as I was thinking about this I recieved not one but two awards and a tag from SGD of Cook-a-doodle-do

I would like to share these awards with my dear friends Navita, Alka, Priya, and Suma


award2And here’s the tag:

1: The age of my blog

2: We are two sisters…I love my little one

3: It’s been three years since I became a graduate

4: We are four in our family, Baba, Ma, me and my sis

5: The number of years I know my fiancée

6: The number of schools I changed because of my father’s transfers

7: The seven things that I can’t live without, I call them my seven sins – eating, cooking, reading novels, surfing the net, travelling, taking photos, and laughing loudly

8: The time of the day when I come back from office and head towards my kitchen

9: My sister is younger to me by nine years

10: This is my night show time, every night I watch a movie after dinner from ten


The first award for the New Year comes from a very special friend Navita and Sunanda. It is the Lemonade Award.


This goes to Ramki for his wonderful and brave work, chill Ramki. I am sending this award to Usha, Meera, Anu, Arundhuti, Priya and Vij. All of you ladies chill with the lemonade. CONGRATS to all and do pass it down to your loved blogs.

Here is another pair of awards from Arundhuti. Thank you lady.



It is always nice to get awards from dear ones, and I pass these to PritiSumaIsha, Navita, Viz, Raji,Anisheetu, Uma, Srilekha . Congrats ladies.
Priya, Arundhuti and Ramya has sent not one not two but THREE awards for me- Friendship Award, Kreativ Blogger Award ,Great Buddy Award. I am so very thankful to this good blogger friend of mine. Thank you Priya and Arundhuti.It means a lot dear.




My 7 memes:

7 Things I like to do:

  • Cooking
  • Blogging
  • Watching movies
  • Reading books, and lots of them
  • Travelling
  • Photography
  • Chit chattying with my little Sis

7 Things I say very often:

  • “Asojjho” (Bengali for disgusting)
  • “What the hell!!”
  • “What is that?”
  • “Why?”
  • “Lets do it….”
  • “Kichu bhalo lagche na”(Bengali for not liking anything)
  • “Dhut”

7 Books I like:

  • A thousand Splendid Suns – Khaled Hosseini
  • Kite Runner- Khaled Hosseini
  • Black Swan – Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  • Miss High and Mighty – Margaret Rome
  • Feluda – Satyajit Ray
  • Gora – Rabindranatha Tagore
  • Srikanto -Sarat Chandra Chattyopadhyay

7 Movies I like:

  • DDLJ
  • The Motorcycles Diary
  • Pather Panchali
  • Apur Sanshar
  • Sakha Prashakha
  • Paheli
  • Sound of Music

7 places I want to go before I die:

  • London
  • Paris
  • Egypt
  • Switzerland
  • The Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Goa
  • Kashmir
  • Mansarovar

7 of my most favorite food:

  • Alu Dum(Potato in spicy sauce)
  • Chicken Kasha (Chicken in spicy sauce)
  • Alu Posto (Potato in poopy seed paste)
  • American Chopsuey
  • Kesari Baath
  • Narkel Nadu (Coconut ALddu with jaggery)
  • Chaler Payes (Rice Pudding)

7 of my closest people:

  • Ma
  • Baba
  • Pupu
  • D*
  • Ari
  • Mia
  • Kaku

I am sending all these three awrads to those people who mean a lot to me – Priti, Navita , Suma, Sangeeth, Sireesha, Purva, Cham, Bhawana . Congrats girls
As a Diwali present Priya and Vij has sent me a Chocoholic Award. Thank you Priya.

I am sending this to my great blogosphere friends Arundhuti, Suma, Sangeeth, Manasi ,Sireesha, Pallavi, and to Srilekha.
It was good of Arundhuti to share her first award with me. It is the Butterfly Award, the rules are as follows:

  1. Add the logo in your blog.
  2. Add a link to the person who gave you the award.
  3. Nominate 10 other blogs of your choice.
  4. Don’t forget to add links to those blogs in yours.
  5. Also leave a message for your nominees in their blogs, informing them about the award.

I would like t share this little joy with some of the blogs I visit often
Anisheetu’s My Kitchen
Sangeeth’s Art of Cooking Indian Food
Jayashree’s Spice and Curry
Suma’s cuisine
Srilekha’s Me and My Kitchen
Priya’s Easy N Tasty Recipes
Manasi’s Kiss the Cook
To The Constable Larders
Isha’s Kitchen
And finally to my dear friend Priti of Indian Khana
A little update , I am sending this award to a new pal on the blogosphere Navita
Everbody enjoy and have a great Diwali.
And here’s another award for me from Priti, the Good Job Award .
And I would like to pass this award to Kalyan for his wonderful travelogue, Vij, Sangeeth for hosting the great Healthy food event ,Suma and Manasi. Adding somebody new, this one goes to this great lady of Tongue Ticklers.
I think Priti has made it a habit to send me any award that she receives. This time its the Wylde Woman Award. Thank you Priti for it.
So here are the rules for the award:

1.You can give it to one or one hundred or any number in between – it’s up to you. Make sure you link to their site in your post

2. Link back to this blog site Tammy can go visit all these wonderful men and women and remember the Purpose of the Award: To send love and acknowledgment to men and women, who brighten your day, teach you new things and live their lives fully with generosity and joy. It’s been a blessing and an inspiration to meet all of you through your wonderful blogs.

The first person who came to my mind to forward this is Anadi, she is so unique in her own way, check out her blog for that.

To my new orkut friend Sangeeth.

And also to Sharmila.

So all of you enjoy. Happy cooking andhappy eating.

This morning there was another award that came from Priti. Thank you Priti for your award.

And I pass this award to the three most beautiful sites I visit often:
Sharmila’s Kichukhon
Srivalli’s Cooking 4 all Seasons
and to hooked on heat . So enjoy. Happy cooking and happy eating.
Here comes my other award for the blog. This was from Sanhita , thank you so much.

Am yet to choose the awards for all , but the first one that comes to mind is
to Kalyan for his wonderful blog on Travelling.
Thank you Priti for passing me on the Blogging Friends Forever Award.

The following rules apply to this award:
1. You pass on the award to 5 people
2. 4 of them can be regular visitors of your blog
3. One (the 5th one) has to be new to your blog and live in another part of the world.
4. You must link back to who ever gave you the award.
So, I pass this on to :
To my all time friend, Kalyan of
Sandeepa of
Meena of
Sanhita of
And to Siddharth of who is a new visitor to my blog.
So, all of you enjoy your awards and pass it down to others.

31 Responses to “Awards”

  1. SID said

    hey thanks for posting and inadvertently publicizing my blog here. I like that. Its a nice award, who originated it anyways !? Will be cool, if one can track the first one.

  2. […] blog was simply “delicious”. And blog surfing has its own rewards too. I received this Award just for visiting her page. Yippee !! […]

  3. Sanhita said

    Thank you soooooo much for the award. I will always treasure it. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

  4. Priti said

    Hey Congrats for all the awards…enjoy gal

  5. sangeeth said

    congrats on the award and thanks for passing i t to me 🙂

  6. Sharmila said

    Hi!Saw this today.Nice of you to think of me. 🙂

  7. […] award, awards, blogging, Friends, friends forever |   It has been quite some time now since Sudeshna conferred me with the “Blogging Friends Forever” award. I feel the time is now ripe to […]

  8. Giff said

    Thank you Sudeshna 🙂

  9. sumarajesh said

    hey dear..thanks for the lovly beautiful awards..glad that my nmae struck ur soo happy..thank u

  10. Priti said

    Hey gal..Congrats on your award…I’m so glad that you have passed the award to me :)..thanks for that

  11. sangeeth said

    Thanks dear…btw how was ur bday?

  12. Priya said

    Thanks a lot Sudeshna for sharing ur award…glad to receive from u…

  13. sangeeth said

    Thank you so much sweety!!! hows your cat?have you named her yet?

  14. Navita said

    Thank you so much Sudeshna. Its my first! And firts are always remembered.:-)

  15. srilekha said

    thanks for adding me to ur blogroll and passing ur awards to me!

  16. Sheetal said

    Thanks a lot dear… for the wonderful butterfly award…. honoured to receive it….

  17. Manasi said

    Thanks Sudeshna for all the awards you have bestowed on me. You made my day!

  18. sushma said

    first time here and u got a whole lot interesting recipes.. and i hv bookmarked ur recipes.. Congrats on ur awards.

  19. @Sushma
    Thanks for visiting my blog

  20. sangeeth said

    oh!thanks so much …it really makes u very happy when u come and see the first thing monday morning is awards :)and congrats girl!

  21. sumarajesh said

    thnks for the lovly awards…

  22. Purva said

    Sudeshna thanks for considering me ur buddy, it means a lot……thans for sharing with me…

  23. Cham said

    Congrats on ur awards and Thank you Buddy to share with me 🙂

  24. srilekha said

    thank u so much sudeshna!

  25. sumrajesh said

    woo..there are lots of awards..congrates and thanks for passing those…:)

  26. Sheetal said

    thanks a lot dear for the wonderful awards….

  27. Usha said

    Congrats on all of your awards and thanks so much for thinking of me 🙂

  28. Priya said

    Thanks a lot for passing the award sudeshna, am honoured dear, hope u had a great trip na!!!

  29. Anu Sriram said

    Congrats! Thank you so much for passing it to me.. I’m glad to receive this from you.

  30. Meera said

    Congratulations on all your awards. & thanks so much for thinking about me. I really appreciate your gesture.

  31. Sumarajesh said

    oh my god..nows thats a huge collection of awards u have got and so happy for passing on to me..thanks a lot dear..

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