Chitrita Banerji


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You may ask why was not there a more concerted attempt at reform, and here I think maybe misogyny played a part. Women were always expected to be the 'sacrificers.' Even if a woman was not a widow, her role in traditional Bengali homes was that of the nurturer who either cooked or, if the family had hired help, supervised the cooking and serving of meals. They always made sure that the men of the house got the best of the
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Jul 07 2017 Women
Chitrita Banerji has most recently been quoted in an article called The unsung architects of Bengali cuisine are generations of dutiful widows. Chitrita Banerji said, “The roots of food culture are not simple, and there is no one cause for a certain way of eating. However, once the practice of food deprivation was imposed on widows, it did contribute to the enrichment of Bengali vegetarian cooking since many widows were given the responsibility of cooking the vegetarian items for the extended families they lived with.”. Chitrita Banerji has been quoted a grand total of 2 times in 1 article.
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