Guest Post – Achari Murgh

No potatoes, no garam masala – its a different way of preparing chicken. This signature dish from one of the most active contributors of Cook Like a Bong is surely going to steal your heart away.

Mowa & Murki on Lakshmi Puja

As we bid good bye to Goddess Durga its time to welcome Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth to our homes. Enjoy the day with the very authentic Bengali murki and mowa.

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.

Event Announcement: Cooking with Seeds – Poppy

Announcing the event for this month – Cooking with Seeds, the brain child of Priya of Priya’s Easy and Tasty Recipes.

The theme for the month is poppy, the most widely used seed (spice) in any kind of cuisine. Do share your recipes with us and also your love for this wonderful seed.

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…