Bengali Food
Food  /  Published 01.08.22

Head for a Bangla food fix at Delhi’s ‘Mini Kolkata’

On the first floor, right over Maa Tara, is Amar Shonar Bangla. It is possible that the name — reminiscent of Kobiguru’s words — will draw you in; the restaurant also serves quality ...
By Shayeree Ghosh

Food  /  Published 25.07.22

Stars of Bengali cuisine travel from kitchen to the marketplace

This tiny rice-grain-shaped pithe made from soft flour dough took hours of labour. Women of the house would take tiny bits of the dough and roll it on their palms in a certain way and with a skilful f...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

People  /  Published 23.07.22

‘Whether it was a pop-up, a festival or simply a whim, Pia always offered the best’

The very heart that welcomed one and all to her table let her down in the end. Yet she retained her joie de vivre for life till the end. As she crosses the seven seas and journeys into the other realm...
By Pritha Sen

People  /  Published 15.07.22

Cookout with Ishika Konar, the new executive chef of Hyatt Regency Kolkata

Deconstructed Arabic mezze with green pea hummus, olives, feta cheese, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes and an emulsified orange juice glaze: The pea hummus offers a sweet freshness, which when mixed with t...
By Aatreyee Mohanta

Places  /  Published 15.07.22

Bangla Canvas takes authentic Kolkata-style food to Delhi

“We want to promote Bengali authors, their writings, the books we grew up reading — Shakti (Chattopadhyay), Sunil (Gangopadhyay), and more such pioneers. We have also stocked up on English...
By Shayeree Ghosh


Food  /  Published 14.07.22

Oh! Calcutta’s food festival spotlights the monsoon’s pride — Ilish

Festival details Location: Oh! Calcutta outlets at Forum Mall and Silver Spring  Timings: 12.30pm to 3.30pm for lunch and 7pm to 11pm for dinner  Available till mid-August Pocket pinch...
By Aatreyee Mohanta

Food  /  Published 12.07.22

From pickles to jams, keep the mango mania alive with these recipes

Ingredients: 20 medium size pieces of raw mango  500gm mustard oil 4 tsp mustard powder 4 tsp dry roasted cumin powder  4 tsp red chilli powder 4 tsp turmeric powder Dice the mango...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

Food  /  Published 02.07.22

Four recipes that prove mutton is G.O.A.T.

This rich, milky stew, with the goodness of veggies and the bite of mutton, with a dollop of butter on the top, is more than enough to prepare you for Monday and just about anything! Ingredients: ...
By Pooja Mitra

Lifestyle  /  Published 30.06.22

An ode to ‘Haridaser bulbul bhaja’ and the Bengali’s favourite Prithviraj

There are some figures in history that become the stuff of legends and literature. Prithviraj Chauhan is one of them. A beloved king, a lover, a warrior, this figure from history has found his way int...
By Rumela Basu


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