The business of food in the new normal

The chief of Speciality Restaurants, Anjan Chatterjee talks from the heart but means business. In Calcutta to ...

The return of the Gondhoraj

Ever wondered what the ramifications of a lockdown can do to the adventurous palate of a probashi Bangali, liv...

Chutney Day: Back to culinary roots

Suddenly, Chandu ki chacha is in demand for all the chutneys he had offered Chandu ki chachi! No, not kidding....

Smart-cooking hacks

Cooking is not a chore — it is an activity to enjoy and, sometimes, can be rather therapeutic! I learnt ...

Trendy for good

I was rather amused the other day when visiting a friend and hearing a small group of adolescents bantering, n...

Back in business: Calcutta’s bars

After months of remaining shut due to the pandemic and no permit to serve alcohol as a precautionary measure a...

Food  /  Published 30.09.19

Onion prices making you cry? Try these recipes

The chef at hotel Andaz in Delhi's Aerocity, shared the following recipe for Amrud ki subzi or a guava curry that is made without onions.Ingredients15 ml vegetable oil1 gm hing 2 gms ...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 07.11.18

Calcutta park to host Rosogolla Day on Nov 14

The Mishti Hub in Eco Park will play host to “Rosogolla Day” on November 14 to celebrate the first anniversary of the state securing the geographical identification tag for rosogolla.As many as 20...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Food  /  Published 24.09.19

A look back at Amber’s six-decade journey

Old is gold’ is a proverb that perfectly fits when we talk about this central Calcutta restaurant. Amber, which opened its doors to the people of Calcutta and beyond 60 years ago, is one of those pl...
By Priyanka Roy in Calcutta

Food  /  Published 12.05.20

Restaurants 2.0 prepare to reopen

Imagine pre-ordering a meal and pre-booking a table before turning up at the restaurant at the designated time. Have your temperature checked at the entrance and then walk-in through automated doors a...
By Smita Tripathi in

People  /  Published 31.10.18

Calcutta boy lifts The Great British Bake Off trophy

Calcutta boy Rahul Mandal snatched victory from what appeared at one stage to be certain defeat when he beat fellow finalists Ruby Bhogal and Kim-Joy Hewlett to win the final of The Great British Bake...
By Amit Roy in London

Food  /  Published 10.09.19

Celebrate Onam with this avial recipe

Police have dropped murder charges against all the 13 accused in the mob lynching case of Tabrez Ansari in Jharkhand's Saraikela-Kharsawan district, an official said on Tuesday.The murder charge (Sect...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.10.18

Jharkhand yet to begin annual food tests

Diwali is barely a fortnight away, but East Singhbhum and most other districts are yet to begin sampling of sweets and other festive nibbles to curb adulteration. This effectively means that people wi...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Health  /  Published 05.11.19

Dhokla set to outclass samosa

Food with high levels of fat, sugar, or salt, such as fried potato chips, samosas, sugar-sweetened beverages, noodles, burgers and pizzas, will be prohibited or discouraged from schools under new regu...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Food  /  Published 25.11.18

Saransh Goila is the butter chicken guy

QUICK SIXChefs you look up to: I closely follow David Chang. Then there’s Jamie Oliver; Anthony Bourdain was someone I used to take inspiration from. Back home there’s Sanjeev Kapoor; I used to de...
By Nandini Ganguly in

People  /  Published 08.06.20

Vikas Khanna on his quest to #FeedIndia

I gave up on April 11 — we had promised people that ration was on its way but due to many variables involved, we could not keep that promise… I called Ma to inform her about this… she said that ...
By Anannya Sarkar in


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