Bengali Food
Food  /  Published 27.05.22

Flavours of Bengal at Riwaz by Atul Kochhar

The Bengal influence in the Riwaz menu can be seen in dishes like Begun Bhaja and Roti Roll. “There’s also Khichuri, which we call a Salmon Kedgeree, and a lobster curry, Mocha Chingri Jho...
By Karo Christine Kumar

Eat  /  Published 27.05.22

Have you been to Babu Culture, yet?

Kolkata meets Calcutta in Dover Lane’s newest eatery, Babu Culture. The restaurant celebrates colonial cuisine and recipes from the by-gone era such as Mashladar Anarash Bhaja, Narkel Shorshe di...

Food  /  Published 13.05.22

Lost and Rare Recipes: A feast of nostalgia from a Chetla kitchen

Look up rare recipes on ...
By Ramona Sen

Food  /  Published 12.05.22

Oh! Calcutta pays culinary tribute to Satyajit Ray with ‘Manikdar Rajbhoj’

Elaborating further, Kundu said, “Satyajit Ray also loved raw mangoes and so we have improvised Aam Posto’r Bora (fritters with poppy seeds and raw mangoes). Regretfully, we cannot turn ou...
By Saurav Roy

Lifestyle  /  Published 22.04.22

How Bengali foodies say the three magic words

Biryani. Kolkata. Kolkata biryani. Different words, one meaning: Love. ’Nuff said!  ...
By Pooja Mitra


Lifestyle  /  Published 21.04.22

Bengali food is an anchor, a comfort in difficult times: Arpan Roy of Bongsense

What, in your opinion, is Bangaliana? Bangaliana is having an opinion about everything — something well thought-out and researched. A person, whose next day's earning may not be guaranteed,...
By Aatreyee Mohanta

Lifestyle  /  Published 21.04.22

In pictures: A peek into Arpan Roy’s ‘The Non-serious Guide To Bengali Food’

The Bongsense illustrator Arpan Roy’s first book is full of food, fun, laughs and all things Bengali...
By Aatreyee Mohanta

Food  /  Published 20.04.22

Guess what’s on Anushka Sharma’s plate?

The panache of the panta bhat comes from its seasoning and constant companions — kaancha shorsher tel (mustard oil) and pyaaj-lonka (onion and green chillies). Kancha shorsher tel needs no embel...
By Pooja Mitra

Food  /  Published 19.04.22

Thamma’s Cookbook – the taste of childhood favourites

“And then we convinced her to attend a family wedding in the evening, even though she’s been in a self-imposed exile for five years. She didn’t even want to be home early and eventua...
By Ramona Sen

Places  /  Published 02.04.22

Chourangi, off Oxford Street in London, gives a Kolkata boy a taste of home

Worth a return? Definitely. Not least to try out the Biryani and a few more dishes for a fuller appreciation of the menu. Though I suspect the queues will be a lot longer by then.   Subhajit Ba...


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