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Nikujaga : Sailors’ Saviour, You Saved My Day

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  Off-day, idle wintry afternoon; tongue and hands in two minds, one of the appetite for the meaty and soupy kind, the other of laziness despising any thought of work too. Now you might be wondering what this is all about. Why on earth is this person scribbling down poetry out of the blue? I totally get you. I mean, ...

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Bhapa Pitha: Delectable steamed rice-cakes with molasses (guur)

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Bhapa literally means, “steamed”. Bhapa Pitha is one of those classic, traditional types of Pithas, a Bengali festival or celebration is incomplete without. These are simply, and very delectably! steamed rice-cakes prepared from nicely ground rice flour with a filling of either date palm syrup or molasses. As we posted a recipe of a very traditional Bengali Pati Shapta before, ...

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Dry Swordfish Salad

Swordfish Salad

So it was this bright, sunny Sunday morning which I had kept totally free to spend some leisure time on my own. At least, that was my idea. But then, when I woke up in the morning looking forward to it, I found myself absolutely clueless about what to make of this morning which looked fine otherwise. So yeah. That ...

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The Classic Pati Shapta!

Pati Shapta

As you start to feel a gradual chill in the air and winter begins to show its first signs of arrival, you know it’s that time of the year when people celebrate Pous Sankranti in this part of the world. And with the festivities, comes the sweets! a must-have for any Bengali festival. Traditionally, Pous Sankranti is celebrated as the ...

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