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 […]