Lifestyle

Fish, local and gourmet

Fish is and always will be an important part of Bengali culture.

Kebabs mouth-watering grilled delicacies

The word 'kebab' is derived from an Arabic word 'cabob' which means 'to burn or char'. Most of the famous kebabs like galouti, shami, and kakori originated in the royal kitchens.

Delicious rice recipes for Eid

Rice is a staple in any kitchen and with many different types. It lends itself to a limitless number of recipes. Each type of rice has its own taste, texture and unique properties that work well with different cooking applications. And you can use that variety to your advantage by cooking up simply mouth-watering dishes this Eid.

Delightful barbeque on chilly evening

Smoky flavour, burnt texture, charred finish, scorched surface, yet soft insides. Either grilled in large earthen oven, an open fire or on a special appliance – all these are known as barbecue.

Seafood for every mood

Seafood is a healthful choice for people of all ages — growing children, pregnant women, active adults, and the elderly. It is an excellent source of lean, high quality, easily digested protein.

The versatile palm juice

Palm juice or “taal er rosh” is the sweet sap extracted from the fruit of palm trees during summer. This is a symbolic and well-known food in Bengal. It contains vitamin A, B, C and the elements zinc, calcium, potassium, and iron. It also contains antioxidants.

February 9, 2021
February 9, 2021

Falgun flavours

Nature seems to burst with joy at the arrival of the new season; the trees and plants adorned with leaves anew, with buds blossoming into blooms. The skies are a happy blue, inviting to the soul. The cool and refreshing south west wind begins to blow.

January 12, 2021
January 12, 2021

Body warming food for winter

Some foods help in regulating your metabolism and keeping you active and energised through the day by warming your belly and providing comfort. Food that generally contains fat, protein and carbs takes time to digest and so produces heat in the body, which can keep you warm in winter.

December 22, 2020
December 22, 2020

Delightful barbeque on chilly evening

Smoky flavour, burnt texture, charred finish, scorched surface, yet soft insides. Either grilled in large earthen oven, an open fire or on a special appliance – all these are known as barbecue.

December 8, 2020
December 8, 2020

Seafood for every mood

Seafood is a healthful choice for people of all ages — growing children, pregnant women, active adults, and the elderly. It is an excellent source of lean, high quality, easily digested protein.

October 20, 2020
October 20, 2020

A menu for puja festivities

Durga, whose victory over Mahishasur symbolises victory of good over evil, will come and cleanse the earth of all sins; wipe out the tears of the less-fortunate and bring joy and happiness in the lives of all. What it also brings is a variety of mouth-watering dishes — sweet and sour, veg and non-veg, prepared throughout the ten days leading to Bijayadashami.

September 22, 2020
September 22, 2020

The versatile palm juice

Palm juice or “taal er rosh” is the sweet sap extracted from the fruit of palm trees during summer. This is a symbolic and well-known food in Bengal. It contains vitamin A, B, C and the elements zinc, calcium, potassium, and iron. It also contains antioxidants.

August 18, 2020
August 18, 2020

Tea time nibbles

Who does not enjoy biting into a crunchy cob of corn, roasted on an open fire and drizzled with butter and spices! A squeeze of lemon is must to boost the flavour of this yummy snack, as it helps to highlight the salty and spicy notes well, along with the subtle sweetness of the corn itself.

July 28, 2020
July 28, 2020

Eid-Ul-Azha Recipes

Eid is just around the corner, and there is only one thing on everyone’s mind right now; what is going to be on the table for the big day. If you are currently in this dilemma yourself, try out these delicious recipes yourself and really bring out a one-of-a-kind table spread.

June 23, 2020
June 23, 2020

The world of delicious small fishes

Many people don’t know that small fishes are a rich source of important micronutrients including iron, zinc, calcium, vitamin A and D, phosphorus, magnesium, selenium, as well as high quality protein.

June 9, 2020
June 9, 2020

For those special occasions

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