Lifestyle

How to control your sweet tooth

With some smart sugar strategies, you can keep your cravings under control. Be adventurous and outsmart your sweet tooth.

Grilling techniques for smoky flavours!

To every foodie’s excitement, it is that time of the year again – to pull out your grilling machines and get your skewers ready! Although the holidays of Eid-ul-Azha are over, there remains a...

Eight years of connecting food enthusiasts

Since the last eight years, The Food Talk has built a community of food enthusiasts, bringing together owners and customers under one platform. “The goal of The Food Talk is to create a community...

Easy iftar and sehri recipes

Raise your hand if pasta is the only solution for all kinds of dinner emergencies. You don’t have any meal prepared for the unsolicited guests who just won’t go away without enjoying a hearty meal...

Healthy Iftar by Dr. Green

This week, we will share four watermelon recipes — one for a juice, one for a dessert, one for an appetiser and one for a main dish.

Immunity boosters

Some of the basic vegetables used in this soup are green papaya, carrots, cabbage, cauliflower, long beans and mushrooms. You can use any other vegetable you prefer like broccoli, snow peas, peas,...

January 19, 2021
January 19, 2021

The perfect winter soups

After a whole year of scorching heat and suffocating humidity, winter is a season loved and welcomed by most. However, the negatives are those cold foggy mornings, the freezing cold tap water, the...

January 12, 2021
January 12, 2021

Filling snack for every break

You can’t just go back to sleep and you can’t just ignore the hunger either. It’s too late to cook anyway and let’s face it, who wants to cook at 1AM? What if we had a solution for times just like...

January 12, 2021
January 12, 2021

History of tea

Having tea has always enmeshed with our favourite past times, be it sitting in the garden reading a book, having a family discussion, or even sharing a cup of tea with strangers in a nearby ‘tong,’...

January 12, 2021
January 12, 2021

Eating out at The Red Window

It burns red — a jewel tucked away in an otherwise ordinary lane in Gulshan 1 — The Red Window may be dubbed as a patisserie-cum-café on the surface, but underneath a magnifying glass, you will...

January 12, 2021
January 12, 2021

Nawab Chatga

Nawab Chatga vibes different than the fancy, fine-dining restaurants popping up all over Dhaka city. This diner stands humbly unwashed amid the wave of luxury interiors that inspire aestheticism in...

December 15, 2020
December 15, 2020

Festive buffet at The InterContinental Dhaka

The pandemic and its associated lockdown have made us appreciate the little things, our priorities and most interestingly, even the‘finer things’ in our daily mundane lives. Things that we usually...

November 17, 2020
November 17, 2020

Raffinato: For the love of authentic Italian cuisine

In Dhaka, there are several eateries serving Italian delicacies, but Raffinato may be argued to be a cut above, as this restaurant in Gulshan-2 is relentless about serving only authentic Italian...

November 17, 2020
November 17, 2020

Marzan’s Kitchen

Colours and flavours; two of the most common words used to describe our culture and food. Needless to say, we love the spices and how they play with our taste buds. While our local cuisine holds a...

November 17, 2020
November 17, 2020

Everyday recipes from the heart

Mash or blend the poppy seeds and the green chillies together, and make a paste. Keep aside. Peel the potatoes and cut into small dices. Steam or half-boil the potatoes. Keep aside.

September 15, 2020
September 15, 2020

Saltz: The ultimate seafood bonanza

Many years ago, when Saltz first opened its doors, the seafood dining scene in Dhaka was more or less non-existent.