• Traditions
  • That time of the year

    Yes this is April. When entire Bangladesh is dressed in white and red, gearing up for Pohela Boishakh, lots of food and fresh Beli phul aka Jasmine. Colourful fairs all around the country and people in a festive mood will make your heart swing in joy. I specially love Dhaka Art College around this time. […]

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  • Stitched dreams…

    Bangladesh is a tropical country, with a mild winter and humid summer. In the northern side, the winter is stronger than the rest of the country. The span of winter is also very little. Thus the use of heavy blankets is limited to only few days of the year. Rest of the year we use […]

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  • Delicate Bakarkhani

    Just like old Delhi old Dhaka too is bursting with traditional food items, ancient cultures and round the clock activity. Today we went on a random old Dhaka expedition in search of Bakarkhani. Bakarkhani is delicate small round flat bread that has biscuit like texture. It is a great companion of the great Shuta Kabab […]

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  • Quintessential Bengali Cool…

    I have been thinking a lot lately of a quintessential Bengali woman’s wardrobe. What are the must have items one need to look the perfect Bengali goddess? I came up with few essential items and think these items should exist in our wardrobes. Well, there is nothing called must, but I think, to uphold the […]

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  • Le Halwa….

    Shab e Barat was certainly one of the fun days of my childhood. Eating endless varieties of Halwa, distributing among the entire neighborhood rich and poor and the fireworks are well kept in my memory. So many happy times, smiling faces and fondest of memories come back to me every year. The essence, the simplicity […]