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

Lifestyle  /  Published 08.04.22

Hearty Bengali dishes that offer summer’s best flavours

Aamer ambol is a light, runny chutney, famed for its balanced savoury and syrupy notes. They’re made with unripe mangoes, especially fragrant, green varieties that can offer a more defined tartn...
By Pooja Mitra

News  /  Published 23.03.22

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee cooks up spell for Modi, Napoleon

Bengali vegetarian fare for Narendra Modi. A rich biryani for Napoleon Bonaparte. Nobel laureate Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee laid on a spread of recipes and more at a session on the opening day of the T...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 21.03.22

A review of Asma Khan’s book ‘Ammu’

But more importantly, journalists, bloggers and publishers attending agreed that Asma stands for her paradigm shift in thinking; the ability to empower women through cooking. A fitting tribute, going ...
By Reshom Majumdar

Lifestyle  /  Published 13.01.22

Love baking but hate cleaning up? Try mug cakes!

To check the doneness of the cake, insert a toothpick into the centre, if it comes out clean, it’s ready! If you are making a fudgy mug cake, insert the toothpick into the sides of the cake to...
By Aatreyee Mohanta


Culture  /  Published 12.12.21

Cook, Book, Ism

One of my dear dentist father’s many passions is cooking. In his time, there were no websites to learn recipes off. Cookbooks were few and expensive. His friend who lived abroad got him his firs...
By Paromita Sen

Science Tech  /  Published 02.12.21

Food that Lara Croft likes

Lara Croft is one of the fittest video game characters we have come across — running, jumping or diving without feeling breathless. What does she eat? This being the 25th anniversary year of the...
By Mathures Paul

Books  /  Published 17.11.21

Celebrity cookbooks that go beyond recipes

Chrissy Teigen It’s been a tough year, to say the least, for the American model and television personality, not because anything has changed in her personal life but her past behaviour on socia...
By Mathures Paul

Food  /  Published 03.11.20

Cookbooks saviour through the lockdown

A professional acquaintance once gushed about the food served by Zarine Khan, her heaving table at Id and how the food was such a glorious blend of various cultures and cuisines that her family repres...
By Priya Kapoor

Food  /  Published 05.10.18

Nik Sharma's noted cookbook, like him, is woke

By Mayukh Sen/ The New York Times News Service


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