Importance of Food in Bengali Culture

The traditional life of Bengal is rich in form, ritual and aestheticism. In sacred and secular ceremonies, Bengalis have invested food with intricate symbolic significance. An extraordinarily active folk imagination draws on food images to create verse, paintings and craft objects. Food, whether in its raw form or modified through human preparation, runs as a constant motif through these modes of artistic expression. To know more read:

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