Christmas with The Lalit Great Eastern Bakery


For a thirteen-year-old belonging from a typical middle-class family walking into a five star (so called) hotel can be a harrowing experience. Usually, five stars meant shower caps, miniature soaps and some lotions which were always a part of gifts when my father returned from a tour or some relative came to meet our family. … Continue reading Christmas with The Lalit Great Eastern Bakery

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The Art of Cake Baking


So finally I have decided to spill the bean once in for all so that you know the real mystery behind those delicious pieces of Christmas Fruit Cake.

Boxing Day Celebrations in Kolkata


Christians have very few festivals so we tend to extend the Christmas fun as much as possible. The best example for this is that of “Boxing Day”, traditionally this was observed a day after Christmas that is 26th of December. On this day the rich and high in the society used to distribute gifts to … Continue reading Boxing Day Celebrations in Kolkata

A Kolkata Christmas Cake Conspiracy


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.