Events  /  Published 26.09.22

Pre-Puja gift of lost treasures for the city with the sweet tooth

During the event, My Kolkata met Robin Ghosh, president, Santiniketan Society for Youth Empowerment. Talking about the journey of the Sabeki o Harano Mishti Carnival, he said, “I am an economist...
By Subhadrika Sen

News  /  Published 01.06.22

Literature and mishti gang up to sharpen Kolkata's sweet tooth

Adding to this, Moon Moon Sen said, “Outside Bengal, people enjoy our sweets but don’t know what interesting stories they have relating to the history and names. This festival will take th...
By Jaismita Alexander

Food  /  Published 20.05.22

Doi-ng it right: Must-try classic and new yoghurt treats

Baked Mishti Doi  While mishti doi is everyone’s favourite, why not take it to the next level? Baked in an earthen pot, this sweet dish has a nutty caramelised flavour, which adds a layer ...
By Aatreyee Mohanta

Opinion  /  Published 09.05.22

Letters to the Editor: Salary hike for police dogs

A dog’s life Sir — It is said that a dog is man’s best friend. But the reverse can be equally true. Consider the proposal of the cops at Lalbazar. It has been reported that the &lsq...
By The Telegraph

News  /  Published 07.05.22

Fresh attempt to revive Mishti Hub of Bardhaman from May 23

The Mishti Hub off National Highway 2 in Bardhaman will soon buzz back to life. Inaugurated in 2017 by chief minister Mamata Banerjee, it has been lying unused for several years. There are 25 shops ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


Lifestyle  /  Published 05.01.22

Maach, Mishti and Movies: A look at Bengali food through a cinematic lens

The 2019 adventure thriller by Dhrubo Banerjee starring Abir Chatterjee, Arjun Chakrabarty and Ishaa Saha have quite a few scenes that aptly portray Bengalis bonding over and discussing matters o...
By Pooja Mitra, Upasya Bhowal

Lifestyle  /  Published 06.12.21

A sweet feast at City Centre Salt Lake and New Town

By Gitanjali Goswami (t2 intern)

Lifestyle  /  Published 21.09.21

An exclusive excerpt from Mohona Kanjilal’s ‘A Taste of Time: A Food History of Calcutta’

A landmark on Park Street, Flurys was founded in 1927 by Swiss couple Joseph and Frieda Flury. Much of the menu comprises old favourites. The English Breakfast remains one of their most popular orders...
By Mohona Kanjilal

People  /  Published 15.09.21

‘Kolkata is all about simplicity, warmth and honesty’

I feel so safe there, mentally and physically. I can be myself. Yes, people may argue, people may fight, people may have opinions on everything — but that is because they are not hypocrites; the...
By Partha Sarathi Basu

Opinion  /  Published 04.03.19

Why don't we care about this endangered species?

Sir — Bengalis take great pride in the tiger, or bagh. But none seems to be concerned about the fate of the fishing cat, or baghrol. This species is as endangered as the tiger. One of the reasons fo...
By The Telegraph


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