Culture  /  Published 11.08.22

DIY rakhi platters ideas

7. Light it up This fascinating design is created by the addition of yellow monochromatic daisy flowers and hanging fern leaves to the elongated chandeliers suspended from a high ceiling over a dinin...
By Sunita Kanoria

Food  /  Published 10.08.22

The secret ingredient: Cooking for your sibling this Rakhi? Try these hearty recipes

End the joyful day with this fresh, homemade, sweet concoction. This lemony tart has the goodness of mango which balances the acidity and adds to its luscious texture. Ingredients For tart-  A...
By Pooja Mitra

Lifestyle  /  Published 09.08.22

DIY rakhis to make your sibling bond (and band) even stronger

Polymer clay is super artsy and wearable. Make little ovals and thread them together to form a bracelet that doubles as a rakhi. The making of polymer clay can be an intricate process, so do thorough ...
By Lygeia Gomes

Culture  /  Published 09.08.22

Celebrate a green rakhi this year

How would festivals be if siblings and cousins weren’t there to celebrate with us? Can you imagine life without a brother or sister to tease or cover up for you?! Every aspect of sibling bonding...
By Monika Poddar

Food  /  Published 03.08.22

Smoky to sour: Four exotic hilsa recipes to ring in the monsoon

If you have a hilsa cookout party planned this week and are looking for unique options, the smoked hilsa recipe is what you need. Succulent and Instagram-worthy, this recipe can be an elegant party st...
By Pooja Mitra


Food  /  Published 30.07.22

High on hilsa: Five traditional and easy ‘ilish’ recipes for the weekend

Ilish and shukto can be an elegant pairing and can offer an umami-rich flavour profile. While a classic shukto is a milky, veggie stew, some East Bengali recipes accommodate some piscine accents to th...
By Pooja Mitra

Lifestyle  /  Published 28.07.22

Glam up your masks with these easy DIY hacks

If minimalism is not your style, glam up your masks with sequin, embellishment stones and pearls. Buy supplies from craft stores in New Market or even Gariahat (don’t forget to get fabric glue) ...
By Aatreyee Mohanta

Food  /  Published 23.07.22

Five hilsa alternatives that’ll tide you over till prices calm down

The fatty Aar/Aor or ​​Seenghala is a popular fish and a rich source of calcium and protein. The aar kosha is the perfect recipe for a monsoon lunch! Ingredients Aar fish: 500 gm Onion: 2 lar...
By Pooja Mitra

Food  /  Published 15.07.22

Slurp slurp soups! Four protein-ilicious recipes to drool over

Where there is Bangali, there is fish. So why not a maachher soup? Boneless bekti, prawns and coconut milk — this soup is healthy and yummy. Ingredients Prawns (deveined): 200 g...
By Pooja Mitra

Entertainment  /  Published 27.06.22

Courteney Cox's cookbook for fans

A celebratory drink from a yearly celebration, this chilled mocktail is perfect to unwind after logging off. “Cinco De Mayo Ginger Lime Mocktail” is a simple mix, shake and pour situation....
By Pooja Mitra in Calcutta


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