Submitted by Calcutta Music on Wed, 12/23/2009 - 04:41.
Chitrita Banerji is well known for her excellent recipe books
on Bengali cooking and dishes. Chitrita is from Kolkata, India and has
a Master's Degree in English from Harvard University. An expert in
food, culture and history, her popular books include Land of Milk and
Honey: Travels in the History of Indian FoodBengali Cooking: Seasons
and Festivals, Eating India: An Odyssey into the Food and Culture of
the Land of Spices, Eating India, The Hour of the Goddess: Memories of
Women, Food, and Ritual in Bengal, Eating India: Exploring the Food and
Culture of the Land of Spices and so on.
Chitrita Banerji has
also contributed to well-acclaimed translations of Feluda mystery
detective thriller stories by Satyajit Ray, likeComplete Adventures of Feluda, and Adventures of Feluda.
Listen to an interview with Chitrita Banerjee (VOA Bangla) Online.