Titillate your tastebuds with unconventional Bengali food 

BOHEMIAN , the restaurant  situated at Ballygunge is Chef Joymalya Bannerjee’s  brainchild. The items served here is not the mundane Bengali food but contemporary Bengali cuisine. The word ‘bohemian’ essentially means unconventional and it perfectly sums up the chef’s intention to serve Bengali food in an unorthodox way. Chef Joymalya Bannerjee wants more people to enjoy…

” Sanjha Chulha ” celebrates “Ramadan Festival”

Ramadan or Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is celebrated by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting (Sawm) to commemorate the first revelation of Quran to Prophet Muhammad. During this period they only eat and drink after sunset. The evening food that they consume is called “Iftar”. “Sanjha Chulha” the…

Ushering a pest free Jamai Sashti with LAL HIT

Mrs. Mukherjee is extremely busy these days. She is curating a lavish spread for “Jamai Sashti” this year. This is the first time that she will welcome her son-in-law on the auspicious day. She has been mentally working out everything with great precision for quite sometime. Being a good cook she is planning to cook…

Kounteya Sinha is ushering a silent revolution with “Leap Of Faith

Kounteya Sinha is a name to reckon in the world of journalism. He is the most sort after Indian Journalist in Europe, he was the London corespondent of TOI and has over 15,400 articles on numerous topics to his credit. As a Journalist he has many ‘first’ to his credit. He was the first Journalist…

Six Yards Redefined….An endless Saga

An Indian woman always shares a special bond with the six yards, that is the saree. Even in this 21st century when comfort clothing and western wears have made their way into our wardrobes , we always drape ourselves in a saree on special occasions. A saree augments the beauty of an Indian woman. The…

Shripriya Dalmia Thirani transforms a vision into reality

Thirty Seven year old Shripriya Dalmia Thirani has achieved the impossible!! The Delhite has won the exclusive rights to set up the first ever  restaurant on the rippling waters of the sea close to the world renowned Chowpatty beach Most of Shripriya’s childhood was spent in Mumbai , at her grandmother’s house. As she stared…

The real “Maai Kaa  Laal!!” LAL HIT

Coakroach infestation is one of the most terrifyiong realities since ages. Mother the matriarch, the moving force behind the family has been pestered by these bugs since times immemorial. They can thrive and multiply under any given circumstances and the kitchen is their favourite den. They carry germs and bacteria which cause deadly diseases like cholera,…

LAYDH-The birthright of a quintessential Bengali

Sunday afternoon, you have just completed your lunch,you sit and ring up a friend(a bong) and you ask him or her “Ki korchis?”(what are you doing?), Pat comes the answer “Laydh khacchi.”(eating laydh??!!!). Now, what is this “laydh” and why do Bengalis always end up eating this , that also in a generous amount.Search the…

CAMARADERIE- When MPOC brought the bloggers of Kolkata together under one roof

It was a sunny Sunday morning ,when members from Kolkata’s blogging fraternity congregated in “Barbeque Nation” , for a  bloggers’ meet organised by MPOC( Malaysian Palm Oil Council). Apart from becoming aware about some facts regarding palm oil, the bloggers indulged into fun activities.I was invited by Priyanka Patel for this meet and was glad…

Haagen-Dazs comes to the city of joy, let’s scream for ice-cream

Super premium ice-cream brand Haagen- Dazs opened doors to it’s flagship lounge in Kolkata in presence of actress  Nusrat Jahan, Chef Antony David, Head Chef Haagen- Dazs, Eastern India and Amit Agarwal,Franchise Group Director, Haagen-Dazs Eastern India. This franchise store, the first in Eastern India is the brainchild of  Mr Shaun Agarwal, who wanted to…

How to be “Fabulous at Forty”?? In conversation with HENA NAFIS

I’m a woman Phenomenally Phenomenal woman  That’s me. – Maya Angelou Today is Woman’s Day, but isn’t everyday Woman’s Day for us ??. Every single day we silently fight our personal battles, doing our duties, dedicating ourselves to life. But in the melee are we slipping into oblivion??  I have entered the much dreaded age…