Homesickness and Mahal

June 22, 2018 admin 0

There are two kinds of people in this world: Day scholars and hostelites (imagine Sharukh Khan saying the above in Hindi for the feel of […]

The Saima Nostalgia

May 28, 2018 admin 2

Growing up as a kid in a middle class Bengali family in the 90’s, eating out was a rarity, probably very dissimilar to what it […]

The Fabulous Fatty Bao

April 15, 2018 admin 0

Three, four years back baos were not something that was widely available in Kolkata. I remember trying them first at Territi Bazaar and honestly didn’t quite […]

Datta Barir Gokul Pithe

February 4, 2018 admin 0

My family has the humblest of origins possible, but the two things we never compromised on were education and food. My great grandfather Debendranath Datta […]

Ma Mashimar Pasta!

January 10, 2018 admin 0

My mom often talks about when chowmein first came to the mudikhanar dokan (kirana or grocery stores of the neighbourhood) near you. There was a […]

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