Going through the pictures on my phone I realized I had a ton of coconut pictures from my time in Bangladesh. I’d often buy one on my way home from work. It made my day 🙂 (Don’t mind my awkward sleepy elevator selfie face...) One evening my roommate and i tried to open the coconut... Continue Reading →
Muslims constitute over 90% of the population in Bangladesh. Which means Ramadan is a big deal. This year it started while I was in Cox Bazar, on may 27th. Since then the people have been fasting from sunrise to sunset. Food is prepared all day and there are many stalls all over selling fruit, vegetables,... Continue Reading →
It's been awhile but all is good.. Mango season has officially arrived! Mangoes are all over... and that makes me really happy... Fresh mangoes or juice is now a daily habit 😉 We visited Old Dhaka yesterday which is a buslting area in the south of the city near the Buriganga River. Mango shipments, amongst... Continue Reading →
After lunch at work we sometimes face the heat and go out for tea. As you may have seen on my Instagram story, today was one of those days (and I am here to say I did not melt away). There are small vendors out on the street right outside the office: We had LAL... Continue Reading →
"The FOOD" article has been updated with answers to your questions.
Before arriving, I asked my friend Google "What kind of food do they eat in Bangladesh?" And the answer was: "Different traditional flat breads include Luchi, Porota, Bakhorkhani, Nan, Ruti, Rice Flour Flatbread, Chitai Pitha, and many more. Dishes made from chicken, beef, fish or mutton, as well as dal (a spicy lentil soup) and... Continue Reading →