Bengal Online Shop – Purwaaii.Com brings you the famous Portuguese  and makes it available online .  A cheesy affair for which you do not have to visit Kolkata or Bandel . All you need is to  visit and place your order . Hoteliers and Chefs who deal with fine dine may place order and get delivery at door step but they must have a sharp knife .

Bandel or Bandal cheese is a Local Portuguese cheese made in Bengal where Portuguese settlement in Bengal existed and perhaps the last few traces of Portuguese culinary expertise / cuisine . (Bandel is located  50 Kms North Of Kolkata)

There are two types of bandel cheese Smoked and salted




Usage Tips :

Bandel or Bandal or Bundle cheese are  round shaped  cheese and are dry,  little high in salt content  and it crumbles . They are of two varieties – plain and smoked. Name of the cheese comes from the place of origin — Bandel, a small town 50 kms north of  Kolkataformerly a  Portuguese colony in India apart from Goa. Soak in water for a sometime so that is softens . Users may add Bandel  cheese with some crumbled paneer for a salted / savoury fillingOr sprinkle on a salad or pasta.


Read : Bandel cheese – Wikipedia



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