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Udupi Fish Market

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Photo Story By : Arunita Datta Photography: Arunita Datta Location: Udupi Fish Market, Manipal, Karnataka, India This fish market in Udupi, Karnataka is unique. It’s spotlessly clean, huge, well stocked and solely run by women. Even the majority of the buyers are ladies. In the true sense it’s a market “of the women, by the women, for the women.”   ...

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‘Maach Bhaja’- The Bong Fish Fry

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Article: Amrita Banerjee, Photography: Saugata Banerjee Maach Bhaja is a part of daily menu in Bengal and some parts of Bihar and U.P. It is the simplest recipe of seafood lovers. Apart from quenching the fish thirst it is instant source of energy and essential oils. While taking in the charming and alluring breeze of Bengal’s most popular seaside resort ...

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Mathura Cake from the land of temples

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A sequel to ‘Pous Mela & Malai Kulfi: A Story in Two Parts’ Okay. So I’m not going to tell you HOW crowded Pous Mela is or HOW noisy the streets of Bolpur are during the fair or HOW difficult and rare it is to get a chance to stroll cozily around the fair ground and take your time to ...

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Poush Mela and Malai Kulfi: A story in two parts

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Part I: The Mela It was on our list of places-to-go-this-year for a long time. Then it made it to the places-we-have-to-visit-this year list. Finally, as December started to pull towards an end with the new year approaching, we packed our bags, readied ourselves and embarked on a journey we’ve been expecting to undertake for quite a while, that is, ...

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Egg-Cellent

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Article: Debrup Bhattacharya Photography: Saugata Banerjee , Sudipta Chowdhury The finest egg roll I ever had was in a street joint near the Tea Board building in Dalhousie, Kolkata. The mere aroma of the egg with the chapatti was mouth watering. The joint had no chairs or stools, you have to stand and place your order and eat it standing ...

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Phuchka : Crispy mouth-watering dumplings

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Phuchka is to Indians what puffy Taco is to Mexicans. You grab a bite whenever you want, wherever you want. It is a very popular snack in Kolkata —well, almost everyone has to have it whenever one goes out— and Bengalis seem to have a Phuchka-craving nearly all the time. And the plus side of it is that it is ...

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