Author: Anumita Chatterjee Roy

Mango Cheesecake in any Season

Reading Time: 2 minutesOur Managing Editor, Anumita, shares the recipe of mango cheesecake, which does not involve any baking. An interesting addition to the Christmas party spread, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Mango is a tropical fruit, but available in most parts of the world. Its fragrance and sweet tangy flavor have earned much love […]

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A Slice of Life from my Mornings

Reading Time: 2 minutesAnumita shares snapshots of her early mornings when her days begin, in this photo essay, exclusively in Different Truths. It is 4:30 am and my cell phone alarm tune goes off. Eyes closed, I reach for it and silence it. In an automated motion, I swing my feet off the bed. Eyes still closed, I […]

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Yummy and Wholesome Yakni Pulao: A Mogul Legacy

Reading Time: 3 minutesYakni Polao recipe was handed over to us from the Moguls. It is said to have originated in Persia. Anumita shares the recipe, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Rice is the staple food of most of southeastern Asia. Pakistanis, Indians, Bangladeshis and Sri Lankans use rice to make different forms of main […]

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Baked and Quick Yummy Bengali Misti

Reading Time: 2 minutesAnumita tells us about easy and quick method to prepare baked Bengali sweets at home, in the regular column, exclusively for Different Truths. Bengali and their sweet-tooth are synonymous. Misti is an integral part of their culture and custom. Born and married in a Bengali family let me nurture many sweet dishes. In Kolkata, sweet shops in […]

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The Bengali Fever called Durga Pujo

Reading Time: 5 minutesAnumita, our Managing Editor, travels back to her childhood days, in her nostalgic piece. She recalls the military-like-parade of six girls along with her Jethu and other interesting details, as part of the special feature, exclusively in Different Truths. During late September and early October, the Bengalis, all over the world get high on one […]

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Mean and Monstrous Hurricane Irma set to Batter Florida Brutally

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe eye of the Hurricane Irma is scaring people affected by it and many others all around the world. Irma is mean and monstrous. Anumita, our Managing Editor, reports, exclusively in Different Truths. Every half hour I pick up the remote of the TV and switch on to CNN. “Irma is here,” says the reporter, […]

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The World of Waters

Reading Time: 1 minuteAnumita captures the enigmatic mystery of water bodies that she had visited, in an enchanting photo essay, exclusively for Different Truths. Water, a compound with two parts Hydrogen and one part Oxygen, so fluid, yet so strong. It molds and carves while caressing in its gentle waves. It envelopes more than half of the earth, […]

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Ottawa, a City Named after the Riverine Trade – III

Reading Time: 4 minutesOttawa is on the south bank of Ottawa River and so its name. “Odawa,” in Algonquin means “to trade”. In 1800, a New Englander named Philemon Wright, along with five families and twenty-five laborers, created the first settlement in this area. His idea was to start an agricultural trade and became the pioneer in timber […]

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Ganesha in my Life

Reading Time: 3 minutesOften, Anumita forgot to join her palms in prayers. It was more of a discussion rather than a prayer. These talk sessions never failed. Here’s a candid account of her relationship with Ganesha, as a special feature. A Different Truths exclusive. “Go tell Ganesha,” said Ma. I was five and was going to a new […]

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Quebec City: A Slice of France in Canada – II

Reading Time: 5 minutesQuébec City (French, pronounced as kebɛk), is one of the oldest city in North America. It was founded, in 1608, by Samuel de Champlain. Anumita relives the four hundred years of history, in the second part of the three-part travelogue. A Different Truths exclusive. Québec City (French, pronounced as kebɛk), is rightfully the capital of […]

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