Food  /  Published 25.07.22

Stars of Bengali cuisine travel from kitchen to the marketplace

This tiny rice-grain-shaped pithe made from soft flour dough took hours of labour. Women of the house would take tiny bits of the dough and roll it on their palms in a certain way and with a skilful f...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

News  /  Published 08.07.22

Rath-er Mela returns to Salt Lake Central Park after two years of Covid-induced break

These soft purses will hold not much more than a phone and wallet but they are “trending,” in the words of stall keeper Soumyalok Dutta. “The foam bags come in black as well as mild ...
By Brinda Sarkar

Food  /  Published 02.07.22

Go beyond jhalmuri with these crunchy Bengali street snacks

Remember those super crispy, almost paper-thin potato chips you’d buy from the local shop or munch at birthday parties? Long before the big brands swept in or shops like Hot Chips came to the fo...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

Lifestyle  /  Published 20.09.21

Hero the Khichuri but don’t forget the essential sides

A rainy day means the smell of wet earth & romantic songs. But it also means khichuri with bhaja, ghee, Ilish maachh......
By Aatreyee Mohanta

Food  /  Published 28.09.18

And pop goes the poppadom as t2 goes hunting for dishes with a crunch!

DIY Masala Papad @ Gabbar’s: This multicuisine dine den on Ho Chi Minh Sarani does a mix of sabudana papad, appalam, aloo papad and the good old Lijjat papad, served with a side of spicy red onion s...
By Zeba Akhtar


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