Nolen Gur, the indigenous date palm jaggery is a common winter delicacy, especially in the Bengali households in east India. This sweet golden-brown liquid is consumed with chapati (flatbread) and also used as an ingredient in traditional desserts. Nolen Gur rasgullas (a syrupy dessert popular in the Indian subcontinent) and Nolen Gur paayesh (rice pudding) are popular amongst those with a sweet tooth.
Nolen Gur, the indigenous date palm jaggery is a common winter delicacy, especially in the Bengali households in east India.
Among other things Kolkata is famous for is a list of cafes which serve European cuisine for the hearty people and its many tourists.
We take a look at five handloom fabrics from different parts of India, each beautiful and useful in their own way.
Kashmir is well known for its beautiful landscapes, lakes and pleasant weather but besides that, it has a unique and vibrant culture, which has kept its society woven together. One such remnant of its culture is noon chai also known as sheer chai.
As the sun rises in Old Delhi, the hustle and bustle begins. Walking through its streets, one can feel history running through the veins of these narrow lanes and its establishments. Gulab Singh Johrimal, the oldest perfume shop in Delhi is one such place that is holding onto its 200-year-old history.
A bunch of kids will soon be seen smashing the baseball to showcase their talent in an open field, which is the first stadium dedicated to baseball, in New Delhi. Kudos to the Raunaq Sahni, who himself is an enthusiastic baseball player and wants to bring out the best of talent from around the country, he has founded the Grand Slam Baseball and has taken an initiative in form of ‘Field of Dreams’.
The third edition of Bengal Global Business Summit 2017 held in Kolkata witnessed a unique congress of Russian food sector companies looking at new business frontiers in India and celebrating an event they called the Russian Gastro Week.
Rajwadi Dhokli is a dish rooted deep in the Kathiyavadi culture. It is said that when in the olden days, women couldn’t go out to buy vegetables, they would fix up a meal with anything available to them; Rajwadi Dhokli comes from that era. Now a part of the Gujarati culture, the dish is relished by all.
Ghazals are the poetic couplets written mostly in the memory of beloved. When these rhymes are sung by the legendry voices like the late maestro, Jagjit Singh, listeners are transported to a world of love, loss and beauty.
In a tribute to this legendary singer, Jatinder Sharma, an Indian-origin financial expert from Las Vegas, has come up with a debut album called ‘Nazrana’.
A conversation, on music and how a single instrument can transform a life from being ordinary to living with an intent, was due until we had a tete-a-tete with guitar maestro Amyt Datta.