Calcutta  /  Published 01.11.20

Many bakeries on verge of closure

Schools are shut, and cakes and breads are feeling the heat. The prolonged closure of schools has plunged the bakery units in and around Calcutta into a deep crisis, owners have said. The suspension ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Food  /  Published 26.10.18

Calcutta boy in The Great British Bake Off finals

Why is that Bengali boys appear to flourish only when they get to Britain? That certainly seems to be the case. Take, for example, 30-year-old Rahul Mandal, who moved from Calcutta to Loughborough Uni...
By Amit Roy in London

Books  /  Published 16.03.20

Ingredients for a successful food business

***Finding suppliers and getting consistent quality ingredients remains our biggest challenge. We have no proper or adequate cold chain in our country. Dilutions and contaminations are routine. Produc...
By Kainaz Messman Harchandrai

Culture  /  Published 03.11.18

A futile attempt to bake the perfect red velvet cake

The reason I started baking cakes was that I did not want to feed my little son the processed, packed variety. He was a very finicky eater but slices of cake in his tiffin meant it would come back cle...
By Paromita Sen

Food  /  Published 23.01.19

It is hard to master soft Japanese bread

By Sudha Menon


West Bengal  /  Published 08.12.19

The nutmeggy fumes of memory

Gorgeous food writer Nigella Lawson says that at times women like her do not want to feel like a postmodern, postfeminist, overstretched woman, but rather like a “domestic goddess, trailing nutmeggy...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta


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