If you are in Kolkata during the festive season of Christmas then Park Street is the place to be. Park street was always the nerve centre of Christmas and New Year related activities but for the last couple of years this street is getting completely decked up and bringing an absolutely transformation. For the last … Continue reading Park Street Gastronomical Christmas
The first word that comes to our mind when we hear the word “Christmas” is Christmas Cakes. Most people think that Christmas has everything to do with Cakes but in reality it’s much more than only cake. Most of these items are homemade thus the taste and quality is unparalleled. In this blog I am … Continue reading A Different Christmas Treat
Sowing in the morning, sowing seeds of kindness, Sowing in the noontide and the dewy eve; Waiting for the harvest, and the time of reaping, We shall come rejoicing, bringing in the sheaves. Bringing in the sheaves, bringing in the sheaves, We shall come rejoicing, bringing in the sheaves; Bringing in the sheaves, bringing in … Continue reading Christians Celebrates Harvest Festival in Kolkata
we avoid the concept of buying Christmas cake since we prefer to bake our own cakes. There are several type of Christmas cake like Rich Fruit, Plain, Carrot, Wine, Walnut, Dundee etc. and I am going to tell you about our preferred variety that is the traditional rich fruit cake.
In Kolkata this year the Remembrance Sunday commemoration was observed at St. John’s Church. This church in itself is a history to the British in India and is a landmark in itself in this city. This was the first time I was attending a service at this church and that too for Remembrance Sunday made this a very special moment for me.
Christians bury their dead usually but some do cremate also, this is becoming a very common occurrence in the west where the Christian population is high and the burial grounds are limited. The bodies are cremated in a crematorium and the ashes are collected in an urn which is in turn buried in a small … Continue reading A French Crematorium for the Christians and Brahmos of Calcutta