Durga Puja 2013 Timtable and Kalakand in Microwave

Durga puja has already started. As Bengal gets decked up with all the pandals and the puja shopping almost come to an end, I on the other hand, living thousands of miles away is waiting for this weekend to arrive. The Durga puja in the US is held during weekends just for the convenience of the attendees.

Bodhon: The starting of Puja

The Puja has arrived. Yesterday was Shasthi, which marked the starting of worshipping of the Goddess of power, Devi Durga. Click on to have asneak pick of the Kolkata Puja on Shasthi day.

Shubho Mahalaya – A tale of two cities

The approach to celebrate Mahalaya at Bangalore is way different than in the Bengali heartland. This post is an account of how different these two approaches are. One is an account of an immigrant bong in the IT City and the other account is from a pakka Bongo Tanaya at Kolkata.

Savour, with pictures.

Shubo Devi Pokkho everyone.

Monthly Calendar: October

The countdown begins for the biggest festival of the year – Durga Puja. Less than a fort night to go before it all begins. To share our joy in this Autumn festival, we at Cook Like a Bong has brought to you with a calendar for the month of October.

Download it and use it as your desktop image to feel the essence of this month. Also get to know the timings of Durga Puja, 2010. Click to read more…

Free eBook on Bengali Festive Recipes – Saradiya Rannabati

Sharadiya signifies multiple images – three eyed Durga, Kash Ful, Pujo shankha, exquisite pandals, teeming millions and of course, pet pujo.

Ladies and Gentlemen, please give a warm welcome to the Carnival of the Year!

This Festive Season, Cook Like a Bong brings to you a collection of 26 traditional and trendy Bengali recipes in a free eBook, titled Saradiya Rannabati 2010. Do what you like, go anywhere you want, eat whatever you can lay your hands on. This Durga Puja, Eat Pray Live. 🙂