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31 May Our Summer Vacations of the 90s
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The 90s summer vacations were a time of pure magic, where the world seemed to slow down, and the days stretched out before us, brimming with possibilities. It was a time when friendships were forged, imaginations ran wild, and every moment was etched..
22 May Jamai Shashti: Celebrating the love for son in laws
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In the vibrant tapestry of Bengali culture, Jamai Shashti holds a special place. It not only honors the unique bond between sons-in-law and their mothers-in-law but also encapsulates the essence of hospitality, love, and togetherness that defines Ben..
07 Mar Khol Dwar Khol Laglo Je Dol
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“Ore grihobaasi khol, dwaar khol, laaglo je dol.Sthale jale banotale laaglo je dol.Dwaar khol, dwaar khol.”                                                                                                         - Rabindranath Tagore Holi, the festiv..
05 Feb For the love of Patali Gur
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As a proud Bengali, I've got a sweet spot for Patali Gur, also known as the king of jaggery. Made from the sap of the date palm tree, Patali Gur is the natural alternative to refined sugar that will make your taste buds dance with joy. It's packed wi..
03 Oct The Delight of Mishti Doi
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Mishti Doi - The Sweetest Treat from BengalAs a food lover and Bengali myself, I can tell you that Mishti Doi holds a special place in my heart. This traditional dessert is a staple in Bengali cuisine and is known for its creamy, tangy flavor. It's a..
08 Jun About a Bong's love for tea...
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“Cha” is the second most favourite word for any Bengali after “Maa”. There is no Bengali as per my knowledge, whether man or woman, who does not like tea. It is a Bengali’s lifeline. Starting from boardroom meetings of bureaucrats to ‘para-r adda’, t..
23 May Himsagar - The King of Mangoes
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"King of fruits" is what mangoes are often referred as and we all know why. This little sunshine on the plate is an amalgamation of sweetness, flavours, and health properties. These are the most eaten fruits globally, and unbelievably the worldwide p..
08 Apr 5 Mouth Watering Vegetarian Bengali Dishes That Are A Must Try For Everyone
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Whenever we speak of Bengali food, Maacher Jhol is the first thing that comes to our mind. It is the traditional Bengali style fish curry that is one amongst the many varieties of delicious non veg dishes, which are an important part of traditional B..
08 Apr 10 Typical Styles of Bengali Cooking
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Food is an integral part of Bengali culture. Be it a festival, puja or a wedding, cuisine plays a major role in the celebrations. Bengali cooking has mostly been nurtured in households and families and the dishes are carefully prepared as per recipes..
08 Apr Pujo Time! The 5 absolute must-dos!
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All the flights are full even though the ticket prices have risen to almost double and the train tickets are unavailable, not even in tatkal! Yes! Tickets to Kolkata during Durga Puja is a challenge to get hold of. The roads are blocked, autos and me..
08 Apr Pujor Prem
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The seatbelts were fastened and the lights had been brightened as the last flight for the day prepared to land in Netaji Shubhas Chandra Bose Airport. All the passengers at the window seats felt lucky as they enjoyed the first glimpses of the ‘Tilott..
08 Apr From “Oily Devil” to “Golden Nectar”- a change in notion
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Touring has always being a part of my job. On this note, I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. I -being a lecturer and also a researcher in tourism- have been privileged to travel almost all across our beautiful country. During my tr..
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