Do you remember the timeless song of Tagore ‘Purano Shei Din er Kotha’? Did you know that the song is inspired by Robert Burns’s Scottish composition “Auld Lang Syne” (meaning – Times Gone By)?
For auld lang syne, my dear (For times gone by, my dear)
For auld lang syne, (For times gone by)
We’ll tak a cup o’ kindness yet (We will take a cup of kindness yet)
For auld lang syne! (For times gone by)
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Have you ever been invited to a Chinese Home for a sumptuous meal? Well, most of us haven’t. So let me rephrase. Have you ever ‘dreamt ‘or ‘hoped’ or ‘desired’ to be invited to a Chinese Home for a sumptuous meal? Well, I have, like a billion times and Tak Heng just fulfilled my long time dream. I was inquisitive about what the name meant, and I found out that Tak Heng means ‘Good and Prosperous’ in Chinese; two adjectives befitting a home. With its homely décor, Chinese paintings, laughing Buddha, dangling lights with Chinese markings, loving & affectionate hosts and superbly delectable food, Tak Heng is like the quintessential Chinese Household. Continue reading “Tak Heng: The Pan-Asian Home Style Cooking”