Patisapta pithe is like a slightly thicker crepe with a sweet filling inside. This is mostly prepared during winter season with khejur gur/date palm jaggery.
Bhetki Macher Paturi is a popular fish preparation in Bengal. Boneless fish filet is cooked in aromatic mustard sauce wrapped in banana leaf.
Prawn Pulao is a beautiful blend of long grained fluffy rice and mildly spicy, semi-dry Prawn curry. Find out the Prawn Pulao recipe here.
Kadambari Devi was married to Rabindranath Tagore’s older brother at the age of 9. Rabindranath and Kadambari were of the same age-group. Growing up in a giant family with so many siblings, Tagore did not get much of his parents attention. Kadambari was his playmate, the very first audience to his many of his timeless literary works, a fan and a critic.
Sorshe Potol is a Bengali style vegetable curry. Coconut and mustard paste can take an ordinary vegetable like potol/parwal to next level!
Mukherjee Da’r Bou is a story two Indian women rediscovering their identity again.
I just figured out an easy beet root recipe!
“… your name please?” “Progga…” “Sorry, what?” “Pragya… P-r-a-g-y-a” “You are a Bengali right? Obhijit, Obhishek… ‘O’s everywhere”.The guy burst out in laughter thinking how funny he was. As a Bengali working in a multural cultural workplace I am used to these stereotypes. Today I want to take this opportunity to explain everything that is […]
Background: I’m a Bengali living far away from my near and dear ones for the sake of my job. That “far away” is still in India but this part of the country barely has any similarity in culture, language, food habits with my background. This is Hyderabad, my current “not”-home. Bengalis are known for their […]