Festival foods

Gujarati dishes on Navaratri food menu

Posted on: 19th Sep, 2014

Knowledge of Indian culture is incomplete without the taste of Indian food. The festivals of India like Navaratri are the best times to have the best of Indian cuisine. Of the Indian communities, the Gujarati, the Rajasthani and the Bengali are known for their rich festive food culture. The Navaratri food menu of veg recipes, […]

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Best Festival food recipes for Diwali by Chef Bhuvanesh Kalburgi

Posted on: 15th Oct, 2013

No doubt, India boasts the best festival food recipes in the world. Not a single festival is celebrated without the sweetening of mouths in the states of India. When it is Diwali, each Indian state tries to outsmart the other with its own festival recipes. Chef Bhuvanesh Kalburgi, a diehard food lover, is sharing the […]

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Festival recipes for Diwali | Apple Almond Rabdi

Posted on: 12th Oct, 2013

Celebration of festivals in India means lots of eating this and that. Most of festival foods in different regional communities of India are sugary, oily and spicy. We are fond of indulging in gastronomic sins over platefuls of puris, fries and sweets, without caring for our heart, stomach, waistline and weight. Let’s try something simple […]

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Festival recipes for Dussehra celebration by Silverspoon Gourmet

Posted on: 7th Oct, 2013

With the beginning of Navratri, the festive season of India is on a roll. Now is the time to cook up sweet festival food items for Dussehra celebration through sweetening of mouths. Silverspoon Gourmet, a Mumbai based catering service and gourmet gifting brand, shares the festival recipes of Pistachio Rose Yogurt and Almond Date & […]

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Peninsula Grand shares recipes of banana nachni modak!

Posted on: 14th Sep, 2013

Modak is the most popular offering to Lord Ganesha. Indians welcome Ganapati with a plateful of modaks on the first day of the Ganesha festival. It is believed that Ganpati puja is incomplete without this offering as it is considered to be Ganesha’s favorite sweet. so here is a special  Exclusive Recipe of the Banana Nachni Modak […]

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Badami Kheer a slice of my memory of the festivity Bhai Dunj

Posted on: 15th Nov, 2012

Every year on the eve of Bhai Phonta or Bhai Dunj, my sweet childhood memories come back. I remember visiting my maternal uncles’ home (mamabari) with my parents on the day of Diwali. My aunties also came from different places and it was a big get-together for us. I was too young to understand the […]

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Motichoor Laddoo – this Diwali kuch meetha Ho Jayeeeee

Posted on: 12th Nov, 2012

Diwali is a festival of light. But for many of us (including me) who have a sweet tooth for sweets, Diwali is a celebration of mithai (sweets). Kaju Barfi, Laddoos, Gulab Jammon etc. are the most favorite festive specials on this occasion. Every local shop is crowded on the eve of Diwali. This can give […]

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Greet Your Guests with Sweet Treat of Bengal

Posted on: 29th Oct, 2012

‘Baro mase tero parbon’! This popular proverb can best define the festive culture of Bengalis. Starting from Bengali New Year celebration (Mid of April), festive fervor hardly dies. Rather it is strongly felt throughout the year. Durga Puja has just ended and people are gearing up for the festival of light, Diwali. This year, Eid-Ul-Zoha […]

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Sweeten your festive mood with Chamcham this Durga puja 2012

Posted on: 14th Oct, 2012

After a long hiatus, Slice of Real Life has come alive on the food segment and that too with a sweet preparation. I can bet even the most die-hard dieters will put their diet on hold and won’t like to give it a miss during this Durga puja 2012. No Bengali celebration is complete without […]

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Menu of Bengali festival foods at Kolkata restaurants this Durga puja 2012

Posted on: 13th Oct, 2012

Food is a slice of Indian culture. In India, festival and food go hand in hand. Indian food culture is as rich and versatile as the geography of the country. Having enriched the food culture of India is the endless list of Bengali festival foods. The essence of Bengali culture and tradition, food is as […]

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