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Portuguese Heritage
Books  /  Published 20.05.22

Iridescent yarn

Book: A Venetian At The Mughal Court: The Life and Adventures of Nicolo Manucci Author: Marco Moneta Publisher: Vintage Price: ₹699 A phantom boatman in one of Premendra Mitra’s stories fr...
By Hia Sen

Culture  /  Published 17.10.21

How sweet, Portuguese

Modak is credited with creating the motichur sandesh, which is nothing like the popular motichur laddu. His motichur is a barely sweetened bit of smooth chhana flavoured with rose water and kept toget...
By Paromita Sen

Travel  /  Published 08.12.18

Remains of the past: Macao's Portuguese heritage

The Ruins of St. Paul’sIt’s no more than the facade of a burned-down church, but The Ruins of St. Pauls is a marvel. The remains of the Church of Mater Dei, which burned down in 1835, is the stone...
By Priyanka Roy

Travel  /  Published 14.09.19

Idyll bites in Goa

The Portuguese came to India well before the British or even the Mughals and left Goa in 1961, after 450 years of rule. They had a remarkable influence on this territory of 3,700sq km and what has eme...
By Karen Anand


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