Within the first few days of 2016 I received a good news from my friend Robert about the Chinese community in Kolkata celebrating the Chinese New Year 2016 with a Lion Dance Festival. Previously I had seen lion dance at the Elder’s Day celebration but to see it in an open platform would be something … Continue reading Chinese Lion Dance Show in Kolkata
Food trucks are quite common across the United States of America and is considered as one of the prime examples of Street Food outlet. But here is India this is very much a new concept and is yet to catch on. Kolkata being a food lover’s paradise had some of these food trucks in form … Continue reading Kolkata’s First Gourmet Food Truck
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
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.
For my birthday I wanted to do something different this year, in the sense that instead of having a gala lunch or dinner with my family I wanted to have a grand breakfast. Talking about breakfast what could be better than a gala Chinese breakfast in the heart of our grand old city of Kolkata. … Continue reading A Chinese Breakfast in Kolkata