18h ago| Food & Recipes

Celebrating Durga Puja with delicious recipes from West Bengal

Bengalis celebrate the Durga Puja in style and food is at the heart of all Bengali celebrations. Puja festivities are incomplete without the snacks, the desserts, the vegetarian dishes, and even the non-veg dishes made from mutton. Handed over from one generation to the next, the following must-try recipes are at the heart of the puja festivities in Bengal.

4d ago| Food & Recipes

BiyeBari Restaurant at Mirpur

Have you ever had one of those days when you just craved ‘biye bari food’? You just want the familiar food, but in the particular taste that can only be found at weddings. As unlikely as it sounds, one does not have to wait for a wedding anymore for such a treat. BiyeBari Restaurant now offers those dishes whenever you want them.

6d ago| Food & Recipes

5 delicious ilish recipes you must try

The ilish is a versatile fish as it can be used to prepare a variety of dishes. Hilsa is as suitable for preparing delectable dishes on those special occasions, as it is for cooking a regular everyday curry. The hilsa season is almost coming to an end. Now is the time to get your fresh ilish from the bazaars of Chandpur and Mawa. The following are some easy to make recipes with hilsa. Try them out and you will not be disappointed!

Rejuvenate your soul with refreshing iced tea

What can be a better thirst quencher than a glass of chilled and refreshing iced tea in this hot and humid weather? Nothing beats the heat better than a rejuvenating glass of iced tea. Here is an array of fruity, soul replenishing iced tea recipes for you to enjoy this summer.

Fabulous fish recipes for your table

Fish recipes are key to getting fresh, delicious meals on the table quickly and easily. There are many ways to cook fish — grilled, baked, fried or stewed. This list of fish recipes is simple and easy to make with full of global flavours will delight fish lovers and definitely improve the dinner table game.

5 sandwiches to relish in hot weather

Between two slices of bread, a great number of ingredients can be mixed and matched to create a class favourite, a food that we know by the name sandwich. Sandwiches are insanely easy to prepare and delicious sandwiches can be prepared from simple and readily available ingredients. If you are a fan of sandwich like me, you can put together different kinds of sandwiches throughout the year to treat yourself, and your friends and family. The days right now are hot and humid, so here are 5 simple but scrumptious sandwich recipes that you can use when you are looking to eat something fresh and light. These sandwiches are also quick, healthy, and budget-friendly.

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022

Celebrating Durga Puja with delicious recipes from West Bengal

Bengalis celebrate the Durga Puja in style and food is at the heart of all Bengali celebrations. Puja festivities are incomplete without the snacks, the desserts, the vegetarian dishes, and even the non-veg dishes made from mutton. Handed over from one generation to the next, the following must-try recipes are at the heart of the puja festivities in Bengal.

September 21, 2022
September 21, 2022

BiyeBari Restaurant at Mirpur

Have you ever had one of those days when you just craved ‘biye bari food’? You just want the familiar food, but in the particular taste that can only be found at weddings. As unlikely as it sounds, one does not have to wait for a wedding anymore for such a treat. BiyeBari Restaurant now offers those dishes whenever you want them.

September 19, 2022
September 19, 2022

5 delicious ilish recipes you must try

The ilish is a versatile fish as it can be used to prepare a variety of dishes. Hilsa is as suitable for preparing delectable dishes on those special occasions, as it is for cooking a regular everyday curry. The hilsa season is almost coming to an end. Now is the time to get your fresh ilish from the bazaars of Chandpur and Mawa. The following are some easy to make recipes with hilsa. Try them out and you will not be disappointed!

September 19, 2022
September 19, 2022

Utshob: A celebration of Bengali cuisine

Food, stories, love and bonds — that is what Bengali people are made of. From macher jhol or shutki bhorta, every dish carries a different emotion. Although people have been introduced to food from different countries, the love towards our home cuisine remains unmatched. Keeping that in mind, Utshob began its journey in October last year with the aim of celebrating the beauty of Bengali food and it is everything a Bengali heart craves.

September 12, 2022
September 12, 2022

Palm Fruit recipes: 6 ways to enjoy taal

Taal (Palmyra Palm) is a quintessential summer fruit for Bengalis. Whether consumed in its unripe form or as the sap of the ripe fruit, taal or palm has a wide range of uses in Bangladeshi cuisine, from simple summer drinks to varied desserts. The following are some recipes that are simple to follow but produce delectable results.   

September 7, 2022
September 7, 2022

Top 7 places to try Bengali cuisine in Dhaka

The city of Dhaka caters to different palates, providing a wide range of choices for everyone. However, despite the flurry of foreign options, a Bengali heart sometimes craves the taste of deshi cuisine. Thus, we took a tour around the city in search of the best places offering Bangali food, and here are our top 7 picks.

September 4, 2022
September 4, 2022

Delicious desserts from around the world

Dessert consists of variations of tastes, textures, and appearances. There are a wide variety such as cakes, cookies, biscuits, gelatins, pastries, ice-creams, pies, puddings and candies. Fruit is also commonly found in dessert courses as of its natural sweetness. Many different cultures have their own variations of similar desserts around the world as in modern times, the variations of desserts have usually been passed down or come from geographical regions. Here’s a list of some lip-smacking desserts recipes from around the world that everyone must try once in their lifetime.

September 4, 2022
September 4, 2022

Regal desserts made with All Time Milk Bread

Bread and regal desserts put together may sound like an oxymoron at first, but it is amazing to think that a humble ingredient such as bread can be used as the core ingredient in decadent desserts that scream grandiose. All Time Milk Bread is prepared fresh, and its soft texture makes it the perfect pick to make your bread desserts.

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

Is the fuchka overrated?

Street food is at the heart of the Bangladeshi culinary experience, what even is a Bengali without their undying love for fuchka? Almost every single locality has its special vendors with the ‘best’ fuchka. Now the humble fuchka has once again etched a place for Bangladeshi cuisine on the world culinary map as it made its way into the list of “50 of the best street foods in Asia” by CNN.

August 29, 2022
August 29, 2022

Mustard ilish: Taste it or miss it

The nutritious anadromous-migratory-fish, ilish (Hilsa), has merged with Bengali tradition over the years. It is one of the most favourite dishes of Bengalis and is cooked in almost every home in both Bangladesh and West Bengal. Ilish was recognized as a GI-product of Bangladesh in 2016. It also contains a lot of essential fatty acids that are very beneficial for health.