Salina Parvin | The Daily Star
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  • Delightful recipes

    Both the breast and the leg portions are well-exercised muscles with plentiful fat, which gives an additional richness that chicken and turkey just do not have. In addition, duck breasts are thinner, flatter, and blockier than other poultry breasts, and their wings are longer.
  • Vegetable feast

    This is a delicious Bengali side dish, easy to rustle up, and goes well with rice. Sheem shorshe tastes heavenly when simmered in mustard paste until soft and tender.
  • For the Gaye Holud

    Fruit skewers or kababs are made with fresh fruit that is thread onto wooden sticks and served as a dessert or a party appetiser.
  • Wonders of winter vegetables

    Potol bhorta, a traditional Bengali recipe, is very quick and easy to prepare with few ingredients. It goes well with steamed rice or roti.
  • Durga’s sweets

    In Bengali culture, people often claim “payesh” to be the best dessert, especially if the occasion is a celebratory one, like birthdays, anniversaries, rice ceremonies or even baby showers.
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