A Cross Cultural Treat: Mango Lassi Mousse

If I could fuse the richness of desi sweets into cheesecakes, cupcakes, or cookies, it would bring together both generations in a sugar induced harmony. And spoiler alert, it absolutely did!

less alive

I didn’t understand how someone could “pass away” but I knew that it changed the people it affected 

Becoming an Indecent Bengali Girl

Once I got that tattoo, none of those questions applied anymore. I was never going to be anything traditionally Bengali ever again.

Covid, Corruption, and Cyclone Amphan

The COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 has resulted in a huge loss of life, political distrust and socioeconomic damage in both Bangladesh and West Bengal

Chronicling the Search for a Home in Post-Partition West Bengal

The Chronicling Resettlement project, undertaken by two graduates, Atmadeep Sengupta and Sagnik Bhattacharya and supported by the Kolkata Partition Museum Trust, aims at researching post-Partition resettlement of refugees from East Pakistan in West Bengal

On Empire & Religion in Bengal

While being an annual celebration, marking the apex of Bengali culture, Pohela Baishakh it is not an invention made by Bengalis for the explicit benefit of Bengalis.