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"No matter how many great and wonderful things there are in life, the best thing ever is bread and jaggery." — Sukumar Ray, writer and poet Do you think candy is American? Think again. The wor...
Landour was once called the 'Little America of the Hills'. This small hill station in Uttarakhand, dotted with winding paths, pine trees and colourful birds, became a summer retreat for the British in the 1820s. The place at the altitude of 7,500 feet above the sea is uniquely cosmopolitan and, located in north India, has been home to various communities from around the world, as a result of which their food was an intermingling of European and American cuisines that gave it a distinct anglo-Indian aroma.
New Delhi's Connaught Place, an exuberant shopping and eating hub, has a sinful little underbelly that not everyone is aware of. Hidden among the boutiques and swanky restaurants are street stalls selling the most delectable rasgullas and other sweet treats. Sweetening the deal even further are the throwaway prices.
KOLKATA — West Bengal government is taking steps for formally staking claim to Rasogolla as the state's invention through the GI route at a time when the famous sweetmeat finds itself at the centre of...