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Famous Chhanamukhi of Brahmanberia that transcended borders as Chhanar Murk...

The sweet that is needed for every festival of Bengal

Lord Curzon was floored by Burdwan’s Sitabhog! Was it a sweet that Sita l...

Tracing the colonial journey of world-famous Sitabhog

Mahabharat and Mangal kabya trace the entry of mutton in Bengali kitchens!

How Mangsho Bhaat became a popular dish in Bengal

The many good things about natural ghee

While artificial ghee can poison your system, natural ghee does the opposite

From ‘Rosuner Payesh’ to ‘Ilisher Ullash’, lost recipes find a new ...

Two Kolkatans have embarked on a culinary and cultural journey to archive and popularise lost and rare recipes

Century-old Mecha Sandesh of Beliatore still survives the test of time

Loaded with health benefits, this sweet is Bengal’s pride

Adventurous journey of globetrotter ‘Shingara’ from Central Asia to Ben...

From where did our favourite Phoolkopir Shingara land up in Bengal?

Hilsa tales: the good, the bad, the ugly

Shorshe ilish and ilish machh bhaja are legends in their own right, but what about an ilish bharta, or korma?

Honey from the Sundarbans, and the story behind it

The raw honey that comes to us directly from beehives in the Sundarbans tells a tale of hardship and courage

Nakshi pithe- where art and delicacy meet in Bengal

Nostalgia of Jasimuddin’s poetry and age old Bengali tradition

“Korola-Chingri” - a must try for all fish lovers

How about a dish from the other side of Bengal?

Eid Mubarak! Fascinating history of Royal’s biriyani of Kolkata

Due to lockdown, bringing in a virtual treat

Try this begun-puri as suggested by Leela Majumdar

A must have dish for all meat lovers

Did you know Bhim Chandra Nag sells Ashu Bhog in memory of Asutosh Mukherje...

The century old shop that was gifted a ‘Bengali’ clock by a British

The ‘sweet pirates’ who taught Bengal how to make sweets

Portuguese and the art of chhana making

Relive revolutionary Bengal in the 100-year-old ‘Young Bengal Hotel’

The pice hotel of Khidderpore that still carries age old tradition

British Jhalmuri man Angus Denoon in the city of joy!

Scotsman Angus Denoon wins hearts with his jhalmuri

Cancer survivor and cricket icon Arun Lal gives shocking account on pappad ...

Did you know diesel is used for rolling the pappads?

Ghoti-Gorom call – the Pied Piper of Bengal

Lure of Ghoti Gorom bridges generations of Bengali foodies

This Poush Sankranti try a lost pithe of Bengal

Dhakai pithe or Bhapa pithe is still sold on streets of Bangladesh

Goalondo Fowl Curry - Pritha Sen reviving a lost cuisine

When food binds the soul of two Bengals

Bengal’s tryst with Mihidana – history of Burdwan’s famou...

Bhairab Chandra Nag designed the new sweets

Where do you get the season’s best phoolkopir shingara in Kolkata?

Samosa’s cousin shingara can be traced to Persia

Have a sumptuous Turkey Meal as Christmas Lunch

Learn the recipe for Christmas Special Stuffed Turkey

Kolkata’s British charm relived on an Anglo-Indian palate

Dishes from kedgeree to pish pash, try any

To die for --- Kapilda’s Ghugni Chaat at Girish Park

Kapil’s deft hands whipping up the chaat is like Pied Piper playing a tune 

Shimurali’s heritage sweet ‘Kaalakand’ made from buffalo ...

Try the century-old shop Mahamaya Mistanna Bhandar

Baghajatin started a revolutionary storm over a class of Paramount sherbet!...

Century old Paramount got Heritage Eatery tag last week

If you are home cooking this Pujo, try this Leela Majumdar recipe

Author Leela Majumdar was also a great cook! Try her breakfast recipe

Pujo Special Momo from Haringhata!

Try some sitting at home if you wish to avoid the crowd

With the monsoon still hovering, try some Ilish Paturi

Recipe from Beyond the Borders -- Narayanganj

Burma’s delicious connect with Kolkata

Two women making Khao Shay popular

Erstwhile communist Kolkata’s Russian cafe

A taste of Russian platter in Kolkata

 Move over noodles, try some Chinese Pakchoy!

Head to this Tangra joint and get a slice of China

Zakaria Street: Kolkata’s Mughlai Street

Go for the best kebabs, head to Kolkata’s Zakaria Street

Kolkata is fast moving away from Chinese to Korean

Korean cuisine makes inroads in biriyani-noodles bastion

Kolkata and districts to get more Kaviar meat shops

Now buy ready-to-eat exotic meat dishes from state’s Kaviar shops

Have a Machh Bhaat meal at only Rs 21!

State government opens Ekushe Annapurna stalls

Kolkata’s South Indian dishes are not always vegetarian

What about the non-veg South Indian dishes of Kolkata?

The city will soon enjoy Duck sausage and Duck pickles!

Thanks to experiments by Bengal’s agricultural scientists

Chowk Bazar of Dhaka comes alive on Kolkata’s Zakaria Street

‘Food Paradise of Kolkata’ comes alive during Ramadan

The ‘Fishy’ Iftar tale

How Bengal’s fish got into the Eid menu

GB finds out how ‘Coverage’ turned to ‘Kabiraji’ at...

Choose between Idiot Brain Chop or Kabiraji

Rajbhog and Kochuri at 150-year-old Putiram

Iconic sweet shop of Kolkata on Surya Sen Street

Iconic ‘Kalikar Chop er Dokan’ that still sells prawn chop at j...

Kalika celebrated their golden jubilee and still is a runaway hit

Sipping a cuppa over Nachiketa’s songs

Jadavpur boy who gave up drugs to start Nachiketa’s tea stall

All new festive menu at Ekdalia Road

Try out duck or turkey platter

Success of ‘Black’ meals at Kolkata’s Ekdalia Road

Dip into a plate of black rice and black Kadaknath Chicken

Artsy Café – for the artistic foodie

The talk of the town where you enjoy books and art with food

Come, enjoy a Firingee Thala at Ekdalia Road

Curated by culinary expert Pritha Sen

What is Jadavpur University’s Dhoper Chop?

JU canteen’s Milan da is no more, but his creation still exists

Biryanishk – the new address for Biriyani lovers of Kolkata

Exclusive GB interview with founder Saugata Banerjee

Sip n Bite café run by specially-abled children and their mothers

Do not miss this inspiring and exclusive GB video on how they run the show

Century old Kolkata Café where freedom fighters met in disguise!

Not to miss the nostalgia of Favourite Cabin of Kolkata

Fresh from Athens! First Greek Restaurant in Kolkata

If you wish to have a slice of Greece, drop in at Zeusopolis

First ever Cricket-Themed Restaurant of Kolkata

Get a first-hand experience of Sourav’s Dadagiri!

Winter is almost here! Want to have some Golbarir Kosha Mangsho?

Iconic Kolkata eatery at Shyambazar crossing

Dhiren’s Cabin – where even Uttam Kumar visited for their famou...

The old-world charm of this Shovabazar eatery is still a showstopper

Can we ever get over the Peter Cat-Chelo Kebab love story?

GB brings the legendary dish of an iconic eatery of Kolkata

Kolkata’s oldest family owned Chinese restaurant Eau Chew gets Herita...

Almost century-old eatery serves best Chimney Soup of the city

Even Sri Ramkrishna Paramhansa praised Felu Modak’s sweets

170-year-old sweet shop of Bengal that still tops the list

Bengal’s Mishti Doi is Bulgaria’s signature dish! 

How mishit doi came to Kolkata from Bulgaria?

When you watch timeless Basanta Bilap or Saptapadi on a sweet frame!

Cadbury sweets of Kolkata shops designed on timeless movies

How Jhumpa Lahiri brought Kolkata’s favourite Jhaalmuri through Names...

Protagonist Ashima traced her roots down a packet of jhaalmuri

College Street’s heritage sweet shop Santosh Mistanna Bhandar will cl...

Shop that was famous for its Misti Doi and Labanga Latika

Are days numbered for world-famous Kalimpong lollipop and cheese?

The Swiss dairy supplying the products shuts down!

Royal Recipe from Banalata Sen’s Natore!

Try this Kancha Kathaler Korma today

Visit the award winning Phuchka Stall of Kolkata

Rajendra’s phuchka stall at Dhakuria has won several awards!

TEAlicious – the new tea destination of Kolkata

Sip on your favourite blend and buy your Darjeeling Tea packs

Want some Mughlai Paratha of Anadi Cabin this monsoon?

The Kolkata restaurant that brings memories of the city’s cabin culture!

This Sunday learn from GB how mutton came on Bengal’s plates

Mangsho-Bhaat of Bengal can be traced to the times of Mahabharata

Rosogolla! Both Orissa and Bengal get GI tag! Choose one

Orissa Rosogolla also gets GI tag, which one you prefer?

Bengal’s khichuri is India’s super food

Bengal produces a variety of khichuri dishes including Aamish Bhog

The Baklava Box ---- A Slice of Turkey in Kolkata

Now enjoy Turkish delights sitting in this city itself

Kolkata’s street food Ghugni in a new avatar at these spots

Try out some lip-smacking ghugni at these city crossings

Uttam-Supriya treated guests to exclusive Bengali dishes like Sagar Doi

Kishore Kumar to Sanjeev Kumar, Bollywood idols at Uttam’s parties

British chef who visited Kolkata is now jhalmuri seller of UK

Scotsman Angus Dennon learnt to make the tangy snacks from Kolkata streets

Kolkata café run by specially-abled youths

Do drop in at ‘Sip N Bite’

Here is a Kolkata shop that still sells kochuri at just 25 paisa!

How could Lakshmi Narayan Ghosh stick to the original price?

Drop in at Mohan Bhandar, the sweet joint where Piku was shot

Amitabh Bachchan stopped here to have kochuri and jilipi

Health benefits of Bengal’s Panta Bhaat this summer!

Why was it popular in Bengal since ages

Bombay Kulfi Joint of Bhowanipore is a calming refuge in summer

Try out some kulfi – Bengal’s answer to western ice creams!

Try some simple less spicy Taki dishes this summer

What made Sada Dalna of Taki so delicious?

Food historian Pritha Sen prepares ‘Firingee Thala’ for Ekdalia...

Ekdalia Road of Kolkata to showcase this special menu

Jagantmata Bhojonalaya, century-old Odiya pice-hotel of Kolkata

Feel homesick with the innumerable low-cost fish dishes

Ramkrishna Paramhansa loved Kheerer Sandesh of Jodu Moyra

Did you know he was a priest of Jhamapukur Rajbari?

Rosogolla made out of rice!

Try out this simple recipe to use your leftover rice

What is You Tiao? Try it ahead of Chinese New Year

Chinese food with a revolutionary past used as protest tool

Bagbazar rises to the first ever Rosogolla Utsav

Rich cultural heritage of Bagbazar showcased through sweet festival

Iconic Jewish bakery of Nahoum’s still shines

Despite KMC notice of unclean environment

Nutrition of Apples in the Christmas Apple Pie

Try out this simple Apple Pie Recipe at home

End your Christmas lunch on a sweet note

Do not miss this unique Christmas Pudding recipe

GB leaves through her famous Rannar Boi

Did you know author Leela Majumdar was also a great cook?

Beware! Think twice before having street-side momos

Research shows they contain harmful chemicals

Adhar Chandra Das selling sweets for more than 100 years

GB was at Krishnanagar on a sweet trail

Beer batter Loitta vs Crispy Chilli Mourala!

Bengal’s fishes find a new dimension in fusion dishes

Ratan’s dosa stall in Burrabazar is a must try out

GB tastes the South Indian dishes in this small stall of Kolkata

Lost pithe recipes cook up a storm at Aahare Bangla

Do not miss pithe delicacies on last day of Aahare Bangla

After Rosogolla, Bengal’s bonde claims GI tag

Kamarpukur’s succulent white bonde is a unique delicacy

Pritha Sen weaves stories through Bengali dishes across India

Bringing sociological and historical treasures of Bengali cuisine

Did you know Manna Dey loved kesar malai sherbet of Kapila Ashram?

Kapila Ashram, century-old sherbet joint of Kolkata

Imagine a Kolkata ‘Chop’ shop is named Apur Sansar!

What led to naming a shop selling chops, Apur Sansar!

Try out some Makhhan Samosa on Janmashtami

On Lord Krishna’s birthday, satisfy your appetite

When Bengal’s royals descended at ITC Sonar with Hilsa recipes

GB spoke to members of Rajbaris about their secret Hilsa recipes

Ilish recipes from Barishal and Narayanganj

This monsoon ride on a nostalgic high!

After Mishti hub, Kolkata might soon get a Street Food Hub!

Kolkata ranked top in global street food survey

In this Hilsa season, try a different fish: Loitte Maacher Jhuribhaja

How the unassuming Bombay duck fish is prepared by Bengalis

After Floating Market, now it’s Mishti Hub

Kolkata’s largest Mishti Hub inaugurated today in New Town

Hum Tum aur Aam or Aam Antir Bhenpu?

Mango lovers and Mango Mania under one roof

A Monsoon Date on Dacres Lane

Try out Apanjan’s Khichuri or Chittoda’sGhugni

Here’s a Khichdi dish with a difference!

Egg-Soya Masala Khichdi by Nayana Biswas Khare

Famous sweet of Bengal from the Sultanate era

Chaitanya Dev’s favourite Roshokodombo

Kansat, a Bengali sweet, was a favourite of Indira Gandhi

Why did Indira Gandhi ask Ghani Khan to bring Kansat to Delhi

Iftar recipe to break your fast

Fatima Mirza shares an Iftar recipe for the month of Ramzan

Try some simple Taki dishes this hot summer

Sunanda Bose of Taki zamindar family helps us with simple dishes

Lost varieties of paddy of Bengal being revived

Have you heard of Dui Satin and Teen Satin rice?

Have you heard of Bhanga Chora Shukto

Non-vegetarian shukto from Bangladesh

Did you know there are 26 types of payesh in Bengal?

Dessert that is loaded with legends and traditions

In the holy Ramadan month, a visit to authentic eateries

Which Kolkata alleys are famous for Ramadan food?

Some Gondhoraj wonder this summer

How about freshly plucked lemon for a Lemon Cake?

Panta Bhaat this scorching summer

Food columnist Nayana Biswas shares a recipe

Choose between Moong Jalebi and Babarshah of Midnapore

Agriculturally rich Midnapore still makes indigenous sweets

Dying art of making Rosho Puli of Barishal!

Foodie Shushmita Banerjee shares her experience

Do you remember Bangladesh’s Gayanather Baalish Chomchom?

Undivided Bengal’s Gayanather Baalish was a famous sweet it?

Birbhum’s famous century-old Tantipara Jalebi!

Dey family of Tantipara still sells Jalebi during Urs Festival

Taste some Gulab Pati Sandesh of Barishal?

And that too home-made, from Grandma’s recipe

The Orange Rosogollas of Kolkata!

Why not try some Komola Bhog at home?

Did you know Kolkata has a Chocolate Tasting Club?

Meet the chocoholics of ‘Good Vegetarian Food Group’

Keep yourself cool this Summery Spring!

Try Bengal’s Gondhoraj Ghol!

Sweet dishes of Taki as remembered by Sunanda Bose

Aumbols and Malpoa, cooked Taki style

Taki’s signature dishes and their Jessore influence

Taki’s signature dishes and their Jessore influence

Try this recipe from Benudir Rannaghar

Supriya Devi is no more, but her recipes are still popular

Koraishutir Kochuri or Phoolkopir Singara?

On a trail of Bengal’s winter delicacies

Alpana motifs and sweet nothings of Nabanna

How to make the Bengali pancake?

How did Lyangcha and Kodma get their peculiar names?

Travel to East Burdwan to savour these sweets

How North Bengal villagers are taking lessons from Bangladesh

Art of gur making taught by traders from Rajshahi

Why Kalu Moira’s Kaju Barfi is better than its Northern cousins?

On your next travel, carry Jonai’s Manohara, it will never spoil

What a variety of meat at Ahaare Bangla!

Chef Atrei Chatterjee savours some rare meat and fish at Ahaare Bangla

Nostalgic trip of Dhakai Paratha

Dhakai Paratha was once a favourite breakfast of North Kolkata

On the Sweet Trail at Ahaare Bangla

Urvashi Basu tastes innovative Bengal sweets from districts!

Colourful crabs are the new attraction at Ahaare Bangla!

Coloured crab dishes to be introduced for the first time at Food Fest 

Did you know Morabba of Siuri is a Portuguese sweet?

Or Babursha of Midnapore honoured a British soldier

This winter GB recommends, ‘Eat Like a Sindhi!’

Kolkata based teacher Deepak Giananey even shares a recipe

Young Bengali food entrepreneur brings‘gourmet food’ to city

This Bengali girl was only 18, when she started her gourmet outlet

Radioactive sandwiches in Kolkata!

Photo-journalist turned sandwich maker sells them near Jadavpur

Fulia makes world’s largest rosogolla!

Honouring Haradhan Moira, the rosogolla creator

Best Jhaalmuri outlets of Kolkata

Add that special something and make the best muri

Sri Chaitanya first took rosogolla to Orissa

Dela-rosogolla of Bengal was introduced by Vaishnavites  

New fish app of Bengal govt, to bring fish at doorstep

Order 22 varieties of fish through this app

What is GI tag that boosted Rosogolla sales?

Know of Bengal products that have the GI tag

Now that Rosogolla is ours, let’s try it in many flavours

Rosogolla is Bengal’s but it can be flavoured universally

Who made Bengalis connoisseurs of sweets?

Portuguese settlers taught Bengalis the use of chhana

Bengal’s Bandel Cheese still rules the world

Portuguese taught Bengal how to make this cheese

Bengal’s geri-gugli and shutki make way to Int’l Food Fest

State government to showcase goynabori and morobba too

What did Leela Majumdar share in her Rannar Boi?

Leela Majumdar’s Rannar Boi is for the modern woman

Let’s have some street momos of Kolkata

Try out these street-side momo corners

Healthy snacking this Diwali and Bhai Phonta

Why not try these healthy snacks and care for your waistline?

Niramish meat curry! Kali pujo bhog

Try this recipe this Kali pujo

Look out for FIFA U-17 ‘Football Sandesh’

City sweet shops bring new football themed sweets

Kaun Khichudi and Mashkalai Khichudi of Bangladesh

Try these off beat recipes of the Chakma tribe and from Pabna

Mushroom of Bishnupur that costs more than mutton

Karan Chhatu: Rare wild mushroom winsinstant stardom

Pui Ilish of Noakhali

Try this lip-smacking Bangladeshi recipe

Sweet bhog of Lakshmi Puja

Gur-Payesh elixir bhog

GB shares recipe of NarkelNarufor Bijoya Dashami

The quintessentially Bengali sweet that tastes heavenly

A hearty meal at Kolkata’s Pice Hotels

This weekend go for a simple meal

Ilish Pulao of Barishal

Try this Bangladeshi Ilish recipe

Bengal’s Murgir Jhol a delicacy in Tokyo

Bengali freedom fighter introduced it in Japan

Pop goes the Panch Phoron

Bengal's famous five in new avatar

Fifty shades of Bengal’s paddy

Cultivating traditional varieties of paddy

An age-old recipe for Eid

Sufia Khatoon sharing the ecstasy of celebrations

Bengal's food bowl - polyamorous paddy

Why pregnant women were fed on Dui Satin and Tin Satin rice

Committed effort to revive the forgotten Bengali cuisine

Remembering the Goalondo Steamer cuisine