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News  /  Published 14.03.22

Kolkata girl Asma Khan’s new book is an ode to Indian home-cooking

“Most of my cooking I learnt by watching. It has been difficult to actually use oral instructions. Anyone who has been taught by a South Asian mother will know how random their instructions are,...
By PTI in London

Lifestyle  /  Published 26.01.22

There never was any plan of becoming a chef: Asma Khan

End of the month, her second book will be out, dedicated to her mother (titled AMMU), who taught her the soul of food.  Asma’s story is not about food only, it is about the constant strugg...
By Modhurima Sinha

Places  /  Published 12.11.21

The Tangra Project: Delhi’s newest pit-stop for Kolkata Chinese

“I’m so excited for people to see The Tangra Project. We’ve pushed the envelope of what a restaurant can be in terms of cuisine, bar programme, and experience. It’s glamourous ...
By Ujjainee Roy

Lifestyle  /  Published 05.11.21

Kolkata Chinese finds a home in London’s Hakkaland

In all the excitement, photographs were almost missed as some of the super close-ups you now see betray. Perhaps that in itself is testament to the ingenuity of Hakkaland, a slice of Kolkata Chinese, ...

Places  /  Published 10.09.21

Have you been to these Chinese temples of Old Chinatown in Kolkata?

Text and photographs by the author.  Rangan Datta is a freelance travel writer and photographer. He lives for the thrill of exploring off-beat places. His wanderlust was ignited at a very young ...
By Rangan Datta

Opinion  /  Published 22.08.20

The golden oldies: Calcutta’s heritage list

There is a lot more worth saving than meets the eye — or, more accurately, than the eye has been willing to see. That is why it is heartening to hear that Calcutta’s heritage list, which h...
By The Editorial Board


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