Blog, Wedding Diaries

Bengali Bridal Jewellery – Part Two (Brooch & Nath)

Bengali’s have always taken immense pride in their refined taste for music, poetry, art and cuisine. Having said that, their taste for Bridal Jewellery cannot be overlooked. This post is in continuance to my previous post on Maang-tika/Tikli/Matha-patti/Tiara, one of the essentials of Bengali Bridal Jewellery. In case you had missed out on the previous… Read More Bengali Bridal Jewellery – Part Two (Brooch & Nath)

Blog, Wedding Diaries

Bengali Bridal Jewellery – Part One (Maang-tika/Matha-patti/Tikli/Tiara)

Jewellery forms a very integral part of a wedding. And when it comes to Bengali wedding, sporting the traditional heirloom jewellery that one has inherited from their grandmother-mother is a must! Starting from the “Sitahar” to the “Chik”, the “Jhumkos” and the “Kaan”, the “balaa” and the “ratna-chur”, Bengali weddings have witnessed an elaborate jewellery… Read More Bengali Bridal Jewellery – Part One (Maang-tika/Matha-patti/Tikli/Tiara)

Blog, Food, Recipe

Khaman Dhokla Recipe

Although I am a Bengali by birth, I have a soft corner for Gujarati and South Indian cuisine. However, since curd is a staple ingredient in most of the Gujarati recipes, I have always avoided trying them (Let us assume that I have a hate-hate relationship with anything that has got to do with curd).… Read More Khaman Dhokla Recipe