Lifestyle  /  Published 15.01.22

No cakewalk: How I started a Kolkata home bakery at 21

Kolkata is steadily placing its trust in home bakers, as more people realise the merits of artisanal production. If you too are considering taking a leap of faith, here are some things to keep in mind...
By Aatreyee Mohanta

Campus  /  Published 30.12.21

Young bakers share their journey and their special menu for the new year

Brownies, muffins, cakes, cookies, mud pies — a variety to choose from five student-run bakeries ...
By Suha Roy

Lifestyle  /  Published 24.12.21

Long queues back at Nahoum’s for its Christmas cakes

“There is an old-world charm and nostalgia about Nahoum’s desserts, which I love. I stood in line to buy vanilla fudge and plum cake,” says Shouryadeep Mukherjee, a 23-year-old from ...
By Lygeia Gomes

Places  /  Published 18.12.21

Saldanha Bakery has stayed young for more than 90 years

[Additional inputs by Lygeia Gomes] ...
By Christabel D’Gama

People  /  Published 22.11.21

Meet the inspiring bakers of Shuktara Cakes

Everyone knows about the baked treats that Shuktara Cakes makes, but it is truly a revelation to meet the team behind it. Visits to NGOs and establishments run by charities can often be an overwhelmin...
By Aatreyee Mohanta


Places  /  Published 19.11.21

Pets and their humans pick six paw-pular cafes in Kolkata

Take your pick from any of these pet-cafes in town and make your day out a lot brighter, cuter and, definitely, fluffier.  ...
By Lahoma Bhattacharya, Lygeia Gomes

Places  /  Published 18.10.21

Squid Game, BTS got you hooked? You'll love this Korean grocery store

Ramen-o-holics can grab packets of their favourite instant noodles. Choose from popular brands such as Shin, Nongshim, Ottogi, Paldo, and some other brands that will exclusively be available at the st...
By Lahoma Bhattacharya

Lifestyle  /  Published 01.09.21

On Jeon Jungkook's birthday, BTS fans in Kolkata talk about K-Pop

While the event has been in the planning stage since April, it kept getting postponed owing to lockdown restrictions. Now, since small gatherings have finally been allowed, the organisers thought of h...
By Upasya Bhowal, Lahoma Bhattacharya

West Bengal  /  Published 14.04.19

22 stalls gutted in Lake Gardens

Twenty-two stalls on a pavement in Lake Gardens were gutted early on Sunday, injuring two men sleeping inside shops. The stalls at the Lords Bakery crossing included eateries, bedding stores, a ready...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Food  /  Published 23.01.19

It is hard to master soft Japanese bread

By Sudha Menon


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