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 […]

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 […]


Bengali Khichuri Recipe

Khichuri is very popular Bengali dish and it’s always being a personal favorite too for me. I am glad I got the chance to learn from a Bengali friend and make this delicious Khichuri at home, I learnt, cooked, clicked and then it was all for us to eat. Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time […]