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23 May Himsagar - The King of Mangoes
Ganguli Ujjaini 0 1049
"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 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..
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 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..
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..
08 Apr You are what you eat - Janmashtami reminds us to eat pure
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Many of us know these famous verses inthe Bhagavad-Gita that say:Yada yada hi dharmasya glanirbhavati bharataAbhythanamadharmasya tadatmanam srijamyaham Paritranaya sadhunang vinashay cha dushkritamDharmasangsthapanarthay sambhabami yuge yuge SwamiVi..
08 Apr For the spirit of Friendship
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Friendship Day…A day we celebrate to rejoice the spirit of true friendship. This day demands celebrations in the company of your close pals and buddies. However, many a times we ask ourselves “where are my close friends?” The very thought of this day..
08 Apr The Fatafati 15 foodies of Bengal
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We Bengalis eat to live and live to eat. Food is the common thread that connects all Bengalis across the world. Food is the topic of the quintessential adda and the one thing that every Bengali thinks about most of the time. It has inspired Bengali l..
08 Apr 5 iconic food brands that every Bong would identify with
Talukder Megha 0
Every Bengali I know (including myself) has a soft corner for some things that are quintessentially “Bong”, like the Howrah Bridge, Maidan, phuchka, misti, mustard oil (shorser tel), mach (fish of course) to name a few. These things are ingrained so ..
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