A non-Bong’s take on 5 reasons to learn to cook Bengali food
Wish you all a very Happy New Year! Here’s another new year and new hopes in mind. But, before we usher in the new year with new posts and recipes in our blog, its time for a little backward journey to the year gone past.
After the good response (800 views and counting) to Part 1 of Potpourri, we’re here with the second edition. Read on for interesting resources on several aspects of Bengali Food:
Book Review – Critiques of Chitrita Banerji’s 3 books on Bengali Food
Popular Culture – how the time around Durga Puja is the Sweet Season in Bengal
City Bites – Bengali food chains spreading wings across India and more
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.
P.S.: Cook Like a Bong clocked 1 lakh pageviews in 6 months and 100 facebook fans in 3 weeks. 🙂