Heat & Eat- Plenty of Delish!

Once Upon a Time Remember those sabzi mandis or bazaars our fathers and mothers used to take us to once a week, usually on Sundays? These were the original farmers’ markets—some of the farm-fresh produce was brought and sold by producers themselves, so even if you haggled and negotiated on a mutually acceptable price, the profit was pocketed directly by growers, and you came back happy with bags of bright greens, fragrant herbs, pantry staples and crisp veggies. Shopping for veggies, fruit and meat happened once or twice a week,…

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Top 20: Fish Puns

We keep herring some really funny fish puns and jokes at Fishvish. We thought it would be shellfish of us to not share them with you. So, here goes: 1. In cod we trust. 2. What made the octopus laugh: ten-tickles. 3. Catfish are not lean fish ‘cause they don’t have any scales. 4. What are fish that act in movies called: starfish. 5. Seafood can be good for the mussels. 6. The octopus is able to defend itself successfully against predators because it is well-armed. 7. Schooling helps fish get ahead in life. 8. We fill-et necessary…

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So Maach Love

“O, to be Bangali, now that Pujo is nigh, Khabar, Kapod, Kalchar is on its annual high O, to be Bangali, now that Pujo is nigh, Stop me from pandal hopping? Don’t even try.” Pujo or Durga Pooja, as known in the rest of the country, is the high point of every proud, passionate Bengali’s life. It’s what Diwali is like in the other states, save for the communal fervency amid myriad colours, similar to Navratri in Gujarat that is unsurprisingly celebrated around the same time. However, while Navratri across…

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