Bengali Food
News  /  Published 25.02.22

Sovabazar’s Mitra Cafe opens its first outlet in Salt Lake

There is excitement ever since word spread about the opening. “I noticed the Mitra Cafe board atop the under-construction store and kept asking the labourers when it would open,” smil...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Lifestyle  /  Published 10.02.22

Breaking Basmati offers a rich taste of Bengal to Pune’s foodies

Sourcing the right ingredients is, of course, quite a chore, especially when it comes to finding produce that’s traditionally grown in and around Bengal.  “It is next to impossible t...
By Aatreyee Mohanta

Places  /  Published 15.11.21

Savour hearty Indian flavours at Masala21

Pictures: Rashbehari Das ...
By Sudarshana Ganguly (t2 intern)

Lifestyle  /  Published 06.11.21

Gohona Bori: One of Bengal’s oldest traditions of edible art

The tradition of it all might be disappearing from the urban spaces in the city, but with online stores like Bong Haat, naksha boris from Bengal are now accessible to many. Kolkata-based Bong Haat cal...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

Lifestyle  /  Published 04.11.21

Aaheli opens its third outlet and its first in south Kolkata

Kansha (brass) plates and water tumblers and sitalpati (cane) table mats ensure that one’s dining experience is as traditionally Bengali as possible. The interiors focus on decor detailing. The ...
By My Kolkata Web Desk


Lifestyle  /  Published 16.10.21

A Pithe recipe to banish those Puja blues

Ingredients  For Stuffing  Grated coconut – 2 cups Khoya – 12oz almost 2 cups (ideally homemade khoya/kheer is best but store-bought khoya works fine) Sugar – 1 cup For ...
By Sandeepa Mukherjee Datta

Lifestyle  /  Published 12.10.21

The Durga Puja menu at Kewpie’s boasts comforts and novelties

At lunch, I was excited to see an earthen plate at my table flanked by the familiar banana leaf; on the plate was a smattering of Gobindobhog rice, luchi, moong dal, begun bhaja and shukto. ...
By Aatreyee Mohanta

Lifestyle  /  Published 12.10.21

Grab ’n’ go bites for those pandal-hopping on Saptami

Discover hidden gems or nibble on nostalgia with My Kolkata's daily Durga Puja food itinerary...

Lifestyle  /  Published 08.10.21

Kewpie’s is reopening after six months!

Now to the menu that’s been planned for Durga Puja. The menu features four thalas with an array of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes you can choose from keeping the staples like luchi, Gobind...
By Aatreyee Mohanta

Lifestyle  /  Published 20.09.21

Hero the Khichuri but don’t forget the essential sides

A rainy day means the smell of wet earth & romantic songs. But it also means khichuri with bhaja, ghee, Ilish maachh......
By Aatreyee Mohanta


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