Home Bakers from the City of Joy (Article I)

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aking is an art. It's incredible to see so many dexterous bakers creating innumerable new flavours with their Out of the box creativity. Round of applause for them for managing their daily chores so skillfully along with baking. I have started ordering cakes from different bakers on different occasions and I will be sharing my experience for a few of them. 1). The Baker's Delight : Owned by the pretty gal Neha Bothra. Someone on whom I can always rely for finesse, grade and promptness. Every cake she delivers, we know It will be finished within no time.... Hands down! She is extremely swee

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Poila Boisakh Menu at XII Zodiac, Fern Residency

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engali New Year aka Poila Boisakh is the perfect time to savor traditional bengali spread. Our recipes are sumptuous and spicy from starter to dessert. Each one of them has it’s own charm. As Poila Boisakh is just few days away, we all must be planning for a lovely lunch. So, let's have a look at the poila boisakh menu at XII Zodiac restaurant at Fern Residency hotel. This will be available on 14th and 15th April (Sunday and Monday). Tariffs would be INR 896/- for both Veg and Non - Veg Buffet and INR 1196/- for Veg and Non - Veg Buffet inclusive of all taxes with unlimited food and alco

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Mamagoto – A Must Try Pan Asian Casual Diner at Park Street

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inter evenings be like sipping on a lovely cocktail and gazing over the busy sparkling wintry roads of Park Street through the glass window overlooking the hustle bustle of the traffic. This is how I felt when I visited Mamagoto recently. Moving on to the exclusive Pan Asian cuisine of the resto pub with an open kitchen, let's see what I guzzled and is worth trying. 1. Mocktail - Cranberry and Kaffir lime punc : Kaffir lime leaves mixed with lime wedges and cranberry juice. 2. Cocktail - Forest Fog : Whisky is smoked with hickory wood and mixed with citrus juice to make this Smoke

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Sonar Tori – Destination for a Traditional Bong Maestoso Feast

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emember the amusing tales we used to hear from our Thakuma and Dadu(Grandparents)? Stories about Zamindars from early 20th century.. The brobdingnagian Ceilings, Easy Chair, Brass Utensils, Indoor Plants in huge metal Vases, exquisite Paintings and hand grinded Masala aroma enchanting the rooms and the long verandas... Cooked by the age old responsible and experienced home cook. This is how it used to be.. Now we don't get to see or feel such Royal Bong tradition anywhere around us. However, Sonar Tori, a newly launched restaurant in City Center1 promises to bring back your memories fro

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Mishti Katha – Sinful Fusion in Bong Sweets

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premium sweet shop promising to keep the authentic bangaliana (Bong Culture) along with contemporary flavours. Mishti Katha is nested in Mukundapur, opposite to R. N. Tagore hospital is worth visiting for their innovation and expertise they triggered right from inception. Along with the neoteric look of the sweet, you will be bowled over by their smooth blending of the Bong and Western flavours in affordable prices. Let's check out some specials - 1. Strawberry Boat Sandesh 2. Alphonso Mango Sandesh Mousse 3. French Roll, Basundhara and Alphonso Gold Sandesh 4. Butters

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Mio Amore – An indelible visit to the Kasba Production Unit

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hen the cosmos keeps dazing at the neoteric launches and wonders about the praxis being followed while contriving them .. How about some behind the curtain scenes!! Recently I was invited as the only food blogger to our Mio Amore Production Unit at Kasba to have a comprehensive view of how they operate. You will be surprised to know, how decently it's being maintained from corner to corner. I was escorted by their esteemed supervisor throughout my walk and was taken to each and every section right from dough making to despatch. Few things that gained my attention - 1. All raw items receiv

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Chez – Pan Asian Moreish Vivers!

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e gobble to exist or we exist to gobble still remains disputed and the upshot varies from person to person. Keeping that Conviction in mind, let's speak about a destination which gives an all new rationale to stand beside 'We Live to Eat'! Yes, I am talking about Chez, a Pan Asian restaurant owned by Siddhartha Bhattacharya nested in a bylane of Baghajatin. Being a newbie it has significantly marked it's position in the front row within just 7 months of it's inception. Let's come to the no carb meal I had in order to savour and relish the delectable protein best sellers of the joint. Now

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Calcutta Foodies Club – journey of the Gourmand Philanthropics since 2014

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Bongs are often bynamed as Bheto or Mechho, for their affinity towards fish and rice.... It's an age old identity which they proudly carry with exuberance. However they are distinguished as 'Sharbobhuk', which is a typically defined name for global omnivores and the world presumes them to be 'Pot Bellied' . The Bon Vivant Bongs.. Well I do not completely disagree with the whole fact behind these names, however I do believe that our taste buds do not really get contended with kochi pathar mangsho and mishti doi only. In today's date, we can be renamed as Food Scientists researching over al

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Digging into Delectable Regale at Chili’s, Acropolis Mall

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ongs are often retitled as 'Mechho' (colloquial name for fish lovers), and I proudly fall into that category. Being fervent about food for me has a different meaning. Asunder from the basic quality and quantity, I look for the innovation with the common ingredients around us. So what's in Tummy - Tempting new menu - A couple of days ago during the new menu launch at Chili's, Acropolis, I experienced Lemon Caper Fish for the first time. A luxuriant size of a Bhetki fillet, grilled to soften, followed by cooking it up with creamy lemon caper sauce (sauce prepared with tiny picked capparis

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Plan your Valentine’s day by the Ganges at Floatel

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There is no specific day to celebrate love. Every day is valentines day. February being the month to remind us the same. Amongst the hectic schedule of our life around the daily hustle bustle of the city, we might keep forgetting to let our near ones know, how much we love them and need them beside us. What's in Store for us - The legendary floating hotel of Kolkata promises to bring us back our cherished memories with our loved ones while dining there nestled by Ganges on 14th February.  There will be a sumptuous array of fusion delicacies along with traditi

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