About Me

1392389985898I am Arpita -The Gastronomic Bong, the novice writer, recipe developer and photographer of this food blog. Like every Bong, I am very passionate about eating and cooking and not to forget talking. Food and blogging has always fascinated me therefore I decided to take the plunge! – I have a lot to share with all you lovely people out there and hope you will all enjoy my recipes and I would succeed in my endeavour of tantalising your taste buds!

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  • Sohini
    June 16, 2014

    Hi Arpita,
    Just across your wonderful blog and thought of saying ”hello” to you.We share love for food and cooking,so I am sure I will get to learn a lot from you in coming times.It is interesting to note that we both are currently based in United Kingdom.I stay in Derby,where do you stay?

    Keep in touch,visit my blog website and page in Facebook whenever you can.
    Hoping to hear more from you,


    • The Gastronomic Bong
      June 17, 2014

      Hi Sohini,
      Thanks for stopping by… I live in Reading.. So good to hear from another foodie from UK… Keep visiting my blog and hope you like it.. 🙂

  • Umm Haneefah @The Halal Gourmet
    September 25, 2014

    Sorry for this but I am really scratching my head. What does bong mean in the blogging sense? I only have one sense of the word bong if you get my drift. Blog looks very delicious btw.

  • rasakama
    August 10, 2015

    Hello Arpita,
    I just came across your blog. You got an amazing recipe collection and your photos are super gorgeous as well. Just wanted to say a quick hello and I’ll be visiting your blog often.

    Best wishes !
    A Sri Lankan food blog

  • Arpitha
    November 23, 2016

    Hi Arpita,
    just visited your blog and liked it very much.
    Lovley food and photos will be here more often. I love to cook too and your recipes inspire me. Maybe you want to visit me on FB.
    “What you´ve got to remember about Bengalis is that we´re only really interested in three things: educating our children, reading books and food,”
    By the way I´m a bong too and my name is Arpitha Banerji
    Bye now and all the best

    • Arpita@Gastronomic Bong
      March 20, 2019

      Hey Arpitha!! thank you so much!! glad you like the recipes.. its so nice to connect with you!!

  • Monica salunke
    October 3, 2018

    Hey hi my dear friend …. Just went across your recipes …. They look so mouth watering … Definitely would try them … N one request I guess you should start uploading videos too…. Love you bye