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From One Table To Another: Eating in Bangladesh And Australia

October 29, 2012

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This is a cross-post with Oxfam’s Food Rights blog. Find out more about GROW here. There’s nothing quite like a plate of fuchka to satisfy a hungry appetite. Over the weekend, I found myself savouring those delicious explosions of coriander, chilli and chickpea flavours for the first time in months. But I wasn’t sitting on […]

Cooking Khichuri

May 31, 2012

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Someone once told me that in Bangladesh, sharing food is the closest thing to sharing love. In this country, where the memory of hunger is firmly etched into the national consciousness, eating is a solemn and important occasion. Dinner table conversation is almost entirely replaced by the licks, burps, slurps and gulps of mouths, food […]