Food  /  Published 25.06.22

The malai toast and tea Kolkata’s stock traders and breakfast crowd can’t live without

Apart from the chai and malai toast, Shankar’s is famed for its thanda dosa — a dosa served cold with a unique filling. The stall also serves sandwiches, club kachoris and vadas. The samba...
By Lygeia Gomes

Food  /  Published 25.06.22

Five weekend brunch recipes to try at home

There’s no feeling crabby after tasting this. Exotic, IG-worthy and super healthy — seafood and egg cravings get satiated in style. Pair it up with a hot cuppa and you are sorted till even...
By Pooja Mitra

Food  /  Published 23.06.22

Easy and hearty desi breakfast recipes – from ‘ghugni’ to 20-minute ‘dhoklas’

Gorom gorom singara, ek cup chaa and morning adda with fam — the recipe for an ideal weekend. Scroll down for the easiest aloo singara recipe below… Ingredients: For the coating: 2 c...
By Pooja Mitra

Places  /  Published 08.06.22

Sunday breakfast by the Hooghly: Mutton ghugni, duck eggs and tea near Kumartuli Ghat

If you want to take the Metro, you have to get off at the Shobhabazar Metro station and walk from there to the locality. Once you reach Kumartuli Pally, you will see the ghat and your landmark will be...
By Jaismita Alexander

West Bengal  /  Published 29.03.22

PM invites MLAs

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited all  BJP MPs from Bengal to a breakfast meeting at his official residence in Delhi on Wednesday to discuss the state’s law and order, the part...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta


News  /  Published 03.03.22

Heritage tag on Tiretta Bazar, the breakfast hub of Kolkata

Intach, Kolkata, along with Rinku Bhowmick from Singapore undertook a project in 2012-13 that sought to highlight Tiretta Bazar. "We conceptualised a project for the urban regeneration of the ci...
By Anasuya Basu in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 26.01.22

There’s a jalebi or jilipi for every palate in Kolkata

The jilipi vs jalebi debate is less talked about but still rife amongst Kolkatans (No, the chhanar jilipi is in a league of its own, and not involved). While the jury on the front-runner is still...
By Lygeia Gomes

Lifestyle  /  Published 25.01.22

Butter bell crock: Why is TikTok obsessing over a vintage French breakfast crock?

Neha Jhunjhunwala, whose Kolkata label Studio13 offers customised crockery, also swears by functionality – even when it comes to party numbers like tapas plates or luncheon sets. “Even tho...
By Ujjainee Roy

Lifestyle  /  Published 04.01.22

What’s the fuss about Instagram’s favourite granola?

The idea behind craft granola labels like Tom’s Perfect 10 or Mumbai-based Brownsalt Bakery is to perfect the classic breakfast food. It’s not just about mixing nuts with jumbo rolled oats...
By Ujjainee Roy


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