Do you have a sweet tooth?Many people like sweets. Especially if they are Bengalis they have a fascination for sweets. There are varieties of sweets available here and few districts of West Bengal are famous for their own specialities. Two invariable choices among people from other states who love sweets from West Bengal are Rosogolla and Mishti Doi (a sweet yogurt).
There is a custom of presenting sweets to the relatives or associates while visiting them and there are many popular stories surrounding this tradition. Nowadays, people are health conscious and there are many who avoid sweets because of the amount of calories in them. Few people who used to have sweets in the last course of their dinner stopped them after their doctor's advice. In few sweets shops they lost their regular customers because of the consciousness among people about the possible aftereffects of this traditional habit. To those shops, sweets have become a luxurious item. Do you think the glorious days of those wonderful sweets are over?