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Dec 27, 2015
Small pleasures of 'burra din': Christmas has changed but Kolkata stays the sameMore robust and in your face, the nature of Christmas and New Year's eve celebration has changed in Kolkata but the ancient city has assimilated the changing milieu
Dec 25, 2014
Secularism in a fruitcake? The charms of Kolkata's 'home-baked' ChristmasThe fruitcake, even more than Santa Claus, is the abiding symbol of a Kolkata Christmas. But Kolkata offers a special treat. You can get a slice of home-baked Christmas as bakers around the city open up their ovens to cake lovers who bring in their own family recipes, along with the flour, eggs, fruits and Old Monk.
Mar 29, 2013
Of matzoh and mothballs: The disappearing Jews of KolkataKolkata's small but thriving Jewish community is all but gone. With the death of David Nahoum, the man whose cakes were legendary, the city lost yet another of its Jewish characters. Passover in Kolkata this year will be a little sadder.