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Cranberry Cocoa Muffin

Cranberry Cocoa Muffin

Ingredients40g - Frozen cranberries8g - Vanilla extract5g - Salt112g - Eggs142g - Butter205g - All-purpose flour4g - Baking soda4g - Baking powderMethod* To prepare the muffin batter, sift the flour,

Coconut Cranberry Chocolate Fudge

Coconut Cranberry Chocolate Fudge

Ingredients400g - Condensed milk300g - White chocolate100g - Desiccated coconut130g - Dried cranberries50g - Dried almonds, finely slicedA pinch - SaltMethod* Layer a baking pan or any square pan with

Rasgolla Milli Feuilly

Rasgolla Milli Feuilly

Ingredients6 - Puff discs 4" diameter50g - Sugar14 - Angoori rasgolla200g - Dark chocolate10 g - Fresh cream200g - Whipped cream30g - Whipped creamMethod*  Bake the puff discs with a

Chained in the Processor

Chained in the Processor

Md Sadat Hussain Rafsanjani :The world that we are living in, are you sure it is real? Is there any chance that we are living in a simulation? It is

Book review

Bangabandhuke Nibedito Padaboli (Poems dedicated to Bangabandhu, the Father of the Nation, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman) edited by Milon Sabysachee. Published by Malek Mahmud, Siddikia Publications, 38/3, Banglabazar, Dhaka-1100. Cover Design

Farrukh Ahmad: Humanist poet  of rejuvenation

Farrukh Ahmad: Humanist poet of rejuvenation

Mahmuda Begum Sinthia :Farrukh Ahmad (1918-74) is a modern poet of post-Rabindra phase of twentieth century. He was born on June 10.1918 at Majhail village of Magura district, then East

Lalon Shah, the great Sufi Baul of Bangladesh

Lalon Shah, the great Sufi Baul of Bangladesh

Professor Dr Anwarul Karim :Lalon Shah (1774 (?)-17th October 1890) was a Sufi and Vaishnaba Baul.  He is taken as the Rumi or the Hafiz of Bangladesh for his wonderful

The Twin Blue Lotus

Renaissance Ahmed :Shakespeare is a wonderAs we come across the verses he wrote,Shakespeare is splendidAs we listen to the grand words he used,But, Shakespeare is simply excellentAs he offered

The historic Language Movement

Prof. Abdul Ghafur :Language Movement occupies a most glorious chapter in the history of Bangladesh. Although the Movement reached its climax in February 1952, when police fired on the

Remembering Shakespeare

Remembering Shakespeare

Abdullah-Al-Musayeb :The 451 birth and 399 death anniversary of William Shakespeare is on 23rd April. William Shakespeare was born 450 years ago on 23 April, 1564, and died at

Beauty

Syed Ali Ahsan :In the ocean when the tide trumps, Wind shifts And the waves sweep the shore While conches and mother pearls are Spread over the sand They

Dacca then and Dhaka now

Rummana Chowdhury :(From the  prvious issue)Inside the cage is an unknown bird how does he come and go? The world consists of how many ways when the call comes

Book Review

Book Review

Shadi O Swopner Sada Ghora (Shadi And The Winged White Horse Of Dream- Bengali version of juvenile short stories) by Hossain Mahmud. Publisher : S.M. Rezaul Karim, Globe Library

Folkloric Bangladesh

Dr. Ashraf  Siddiqui :(From the previous issue)His Totemism (1887), Questions on the Customs, Beliefs and Languages of Savages (1907), The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead

Gunter Grass, Nobel-winning German novelist

Gunter Grass, Nobel-winning German novelist

The writer Günter Grass, (October 16, 1927-2015) who broke the silences of the past for a generation of Germans, has died (13 April)  in hospital in Lübeck at the

Folkloric Bangladesh

Dr. Ashraf  Siddiqui :(From the previous issue)A number of folklore collectors were appointed by the Academy to work on the project in the regions rich in folklore. As a

Andhar kete Alo (From Darkness to Light) by Fazlul Quadir.

Andhar kete Alo (From Darkness to Light) by Fazlul Quadir.

Publisher : Tauhidur Rahman, Bangla Shahitya Parishad, Dhaka. Fourth Publication : February 2015 (1st Publication : I.F.B., June 1982). Cover : A. Tasnim Rahman (Illustrations : Hashem Khan, Zahid

Where shall I go?

Shamsul Alam Belal :Where shall I go? Wherever I go, I see a mysterious girl, Spreading beam from her bosom, Calls me in a mystical tone and soon I

Dacca then and Dhaka now

Rummana Chowdhury :My little country Bangladesh is on the forefront of many peace missions all over the world. The 175 million plus people are often the happiest people on

Friend, I go with my age today

M. Mizanur Rahman :My friend, today I go with my age.I can't help otherwise so long I live.Verily I know, I got little or no knowledge.Like me, my friend,

Book Review

Book Review

Danobir Ragib Ali Gono Sombordhona Smarok (Recalling Mass-Reception of Magnanimous Ragib Ali). Editor : Abdul Hamid Manik. Associate Editor : Abdul Mukit Opy. Publisher : Dewan Taufik Majid Layek.

Folkloric Bangladesh

Dr. Ashraf  Siddiqui :Back of all literature stretches and unmapped and immeasurable world of oral tradition which may roughly be called Folklore. As in other countries in the world in

Sthanio Sarkar Ain O Porjalochona

Sthanio Sarkar Ain O Porjalochona

(Local Government Acts and its Review) :by Safiul Azam. Publisher: Mobarak Hossain, Munni Publication, 38/2Ka, Banglabazar, Dhaka. Published in Ekushey Boi Mela 2015. Cover: Farhan Shahriar, Price: 725 taka, 

‘Kaler Nirantar Jatra’

reflects the living  memories of a former bureaucrat :Published by Palok Publishers. 179/3, Fakirerpool, Dhaka 1000. ISBN 9789849097143The author had the rare opportunity to closely observe the techniques and

Mystery

Reza Sarwar :         Mystery of self is absolute         of which eternal secrecy         of endless moments juxtaposed         in the means of time         beauteous and lovely.         Who am I and where

The Proverbs

Dr. Ashraf Siddiqui :Back of all written literature stretches an unmapped and immeasurable world of oral  tradition which may roughly be called folklore. A proverb is an important branch

An ode to freedom

Shamsur Rahman :Freedom, you're Tagore's timeless poetry and everlasting lyrics. Freedom, you're Kazi Nazrul, the regally maned magnificent man, rapturous in creation, oh joy. Freedom, you're the radiant gathering

'The Lizard Cage' talks about inhumanity to man

'The Lizard Cage' talks about inhumanity to man

When we go through Karen Connelly's debut novel The Lizard Cage, it takes us into an exotic land. Connelly is a Canadian writer and 'The Lizard Cage' is her  

Reflexion

Reflexion

Abu Bakar Siddiquee :Prior to the eighties of twentieth century there was scarcity of shops in Dhaka city where one could buy gift items according to the nature and

I am from here to eternity

Reza Sarwar :From nothingness I shall reach my goal.It's not Kaba, Al-Aksa, Tur or NASAIn all my nasal breathI shall reach to a great space.Here's my start,Here's my end