Tag: Calcutta

Telebhaja
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Telebhaja (fritters) are one of the most popular snack items in the eastern part of India. And if we are talking about Kolkata / Calcutta, the undisputed Telebhaja capital would be Bagbazar Street. The entire stretch from Rabindra Sarani to Bidhan Sarani / Bagbazar Bata is full of Telebhaja stalls. Apart from the permanent ones,… Read more »

Pork Blood Sausages
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My love for pork started with the Chinese dishes at Tiretta Bazar, the old China Town. It grew with the Tibetan momos and thukpas, English breakfasts, Hungarian sausages and steaks before returning home to wonderful Naga preparations. All these while I always thought how good this meat will taste if prepared like our good old… Read more »

13A, Digambar Jain Temple Road
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Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar. Image courtesy : Wikipedia Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar (Bengali: ঈশ্বরচন্দ্র বিদ্যাসাগর Ishshor Chôndro Biddashagor 26 September 1820 – 29 July 1891), born Ishwar Chandra Bandopadhyay (Bengali: ঈশ্বরচন্দ্র বন্দ্যোপাধ্যায়, Ishshor Chôndro Bôndopaddhae), was an Indian Bengali polymath and a key figure of the Bengal Renaissance. Vidyasagar was a philosopher, academic, educator, writer, translator, printer,… Read more »

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Wikipedia takes Kolkata is an annual event, where a group of like-minded people visit various landmarks of Kolkata, to click photos, which are used to enhance the Wikimedia repository. Wikipedia as we all know is the largest free online encyclopedia which depends entirely on voluntary activities. And the editors, to create and maintain the articles,… Read more »

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Today Kosha Mangsho and Golbari have become almost synonymous. We have heard about them from our parents and still a lot of people start drooling when they hear these two names.Bengalis love their “motton” (Mutton / goat meat) and they love their hot, spicy and greasy gravies. If you are weak at heart, I suggest,… Read more »