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Parsi Delight – Lagan nu Custard

Lagan nu Custard

Parsi Wedding Story Now, a Parsi wedding is no quiet ceremony. It is known to be an event much celebrated; a lavish affair and a Parsi delight altogether. The ceremony takes place with mirth and laughter in front of guests, or an Anjoman (assembly) that is arranged to bear witness to the special event. A Parsi wedding greatly relies on ...

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Green Mango Chutney

Green Mango Chutney

It wouldn’t be surprising if you’d seen me talking at length before about how summertime is all about mangoes, all kinds of mangoes: ripe-unripe, Chausa, Himsagar, Alphonse; used in all sorts of dishes in all sorts of ways- well, not literally, you know- be it Dal (lentils), pickles, chutneys, curries, drinks, desserts…the point being, summertime means MANGOES here in Bengal ...

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Mango Stick or Aam Kathi: Delicious Mango Delight

Delicious Mango Delight

Recipe & Photography: Sumon Majumder I was travelling to rural Bengal and in my journey, Malda was an obvious stop. Malda is a town but if you travel just 15km into it, you will land up in a completely different green Bengal surrounded by mango gardens. Malda means mangoes and vast acres of mango gardens. There are more than 1000 ...

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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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Mathura Cake from the land of temples

Mathura Cake

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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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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