Potpourri: The Carnival of Bengali Cuisine #1

Which is the best online resource for interesting links Bengali Food? Can’t remember? Well, you can’t find it because there isn’t any. But there is a silver lining.

Starting today, every alternate Saturday we’ll talk about several interesting aspects of Bengali food – influence of popular culture, bengali food in bengal, outside bengal, heritage and history and issues of the day.

Here’s Potpourri Edition 1 for you. Please contribute and spread the word.

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Carnival of Salads

Festive season brings cheers, laughter and rendezvous with family and friends. It also brings High calorie foods and weight gain. The last month being the time for merriment and holidays, Iā€™m sure most of you have put on some weight. Most likely, you have made a New Year resolution (oh that annual word!) to have low calories healthy diet at least for next 2 months.

The rich and spicy food during the vacations calls for a month of non-spicy, non-greasy yet tasty food. Lets mark the next 1 month where we cook (and write about) Salads.