Food  /  Published 30.07.22

Tuticorin Macaroon: The pearly-white treasure of Thoothukudi

The baking takes about six hours and the temperature is maintained at 1520 C. Finally, when the product is ready, it is packed in airtight containers and is ready for sale.  The Tuticorin Macaro...
By Rangan Datta

News  /  Published 09.05.22

Behala Bodhayan gives baking tips to persons with special needs

Behala Bodhayan has a food processing unit and a boutique, both of which saw a dip in sales during the pandemic. “But despite that we started the bakery unit because we have in-house consumptio...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar

News  /  Published 16.04.22

Sales of Easter eggs and buns pick up after two-year Covid lull

Small businesses were content with the sales this year. Shelley Joseph, who sells pickles, jams, cakes and other items from home, said orders had been coming in from mid-March, when she started posti...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 28.12.21

Have you tried the Travel Cake at Kookie Jar’s new store in Kasba?

Customised boxes are available for those who want to pack popular picks. ...
By Karo Christine Kumar

Lifestyle  /  Published 24.12.21

Long queues back at Nahoum’s for its Christmas cakes

“There is an old-world charm and nostalgia about Nahoum’s desserts, which I love. I stood in line to buy vanilla fudge and plum cake,” says Shouryadeep Mukherjee, a 23-year-old from ...
By Lygeia Gomes

Places  /  Published 18.12.21

Saldanha Bakery has stayed young for more than 90 years

[Additional inputs by Lygeia Gomes] ...
By Christabel D’Gama

Lifestyle  /  Published 15.12.21

A rare photograph of Kookie Jar, 36 years ago, on its opening day!

36. Next best compliment: “What families & friends tell relatives who visit Kolkata --- ‘Don’t come back without Kookie Jar!’” ...
By Karo Christine Kumar

Calcutta  /  Published 21.12.20

Bakeries see sweet shoots of recovery

At Convent Lane’s Cafe & Bakery, an initiative of Kolkata Mary Ward Social Centre, it was a busy Sunday. “We had thought that we would not be baking this year, but inquiries started co...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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