The unique flavours of Bangladeshi food

A country’s cuisine they say is to know by means of the recipe; the customs and the richness or poverty of a place, and the spirit of those who inhabit it. It is, above all, to participate in the symbolic celebration of the shared repast. Bangladesh- “The country of Bengal” is one of our neighbours, […]


The six seasons of Bangladeshi cuisine

Shoro Ritur Desh (‘the land of six seasons’) was first introduced to me as a child during my Bengali classes after school. Having left Bangladesh at the age of four for London, I remembered very little of the country of my birth and was fascinated by the food-centric seasons illustrated in my textbooks. Scenes of […]


10 Decadent Food To Celebrate Pohela Boishakh, The Bengali New Year Day – পহেলা বৈশাখের খাবার ও রেসিপি

The Bengali New Year or Noboborsho(নববষর্) is celebrated on April 14 each year.  As we near the Bengali New Year eve, many many Bengalis around the world will be planning and preparing a delicious feast to share with family and friends.  To help make your New Year’s Day brighter and more delicious, here I am […]

Bangladeshi Food: An Overview

Bangladeshi food in a home is the best – it’s cooked with the care and love of a woman’s hands. In restaurants, food is cooked by men for quantity. — A Bangladeshi friend captures the crux of Bangladeshi food. Sabzi. You know you want some! Although you may not have realized it, it’s quite possible […]


10 Best Bengali Foods

  Highlights Bengali cuisine is much loved for its subtle yet fiery flavours. Famous for Maach, Hilsa fish known as the ‘queen of fish’ Here are the 10 best traditional bengali recipes for your platter. The cuisine of Bengal is as rich and distinct as the state itself. The rule of Nawabs has deeply influenced […]