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Posts Tagged ‘bong’

dhoka!

In Musings! on August 31, 2009 at 5:27 pm

Thanks to the ongoing bong nostalgia phase, my kitchen saw a number of authentic bengali dishes churned out over the last few weeks :) (by the way, what is it with bengalis and food!!) I made ma’s special chanar dalna, cholar dal, begun bhaja, chicken kosha, lau mung dal.. even hunted for mustard and ways to make paste without a grinder to dish out some shorshe stuffs! Well.. my boredom and ongoing unemployement did contribute significantly to the process.. but mostly it was the bong affliction.. I believe!
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Bong connection?

In Musings! on August 25, 2009 at 11:04 pm

The “Bong” connection.. something I had fought against so strongly just few years back. Well! I had bigger purpose then.. or so I believed :) I was all into globalization and thinking beyond one’s state and country.. and having this bigger perspective and expand one’s horizon (read day-to-day talks) beyond never-ending saga of Mamata-di and Jyoti Basu or rosogolla and ilish-mach or thinking about our glorifying past which probably started and ended with Rabindranath Tagore.. okay if we really want to stretch.. maybe include Satyajit Ray and Amartya Sen into it..
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