July 17, 2021 6:50 pm
It is not just a dish, but a feeling agreeably shared between Indians and Bangladeshis with a cultural connection
May 27, 2021 5:58 pm
The contestant had earlier won attention by making the quintessential Bengali 'macher jhol' on the show
October 14, 2020 6:20 pm
For Bengalis living outside the state, the desperation of holding on to the culture is real
April 14, 2020 9:20 am
Though a day's programme, without all the brouhaha typical of Durga Puja, Nobo Borsho is a hearty celebration that the community looks forward to every year.
February 02, 2020 11:15 am
From prawns to crabs and fish, there are several types of seafood that you can use to make delicious dishes.
September 15, 2019 6:01 am
Why the fish head gets pride of place in Bengali kitchens.
September 07, 2019 3:32 pm
The arrival of two fuchkawalas (fuchka vendors) on the same patch of turf would not be news in Dhaka, Bangladesh, or Kolkata. But in New York, it’s not so common to find Bengali snacks on the street.
October 08, 2018 7:11 am
To truly appreciate any Calcuttan’s love for Durga Puja, you have to first appreciate their love for deep-fried, oily, spicy street-food. From 'ghugni' to 'feesh chop', you need to try it all
June 12, 2018 5:02 pm
The whole of Kolkata turns into a giant food court during Durga Puja. While the five-day festivities get over in the wink of an eye, the city now has its maiden Durga Puja-themed restaurant ready to serve gastronomes round the year.
March 31, 2016 7:07 pm
The story of alu-posto is also the story of drug trade, exploitation and the Opium Wars.