In the last post I made, I promised a bhajji vs. samosa contest straight from foodie heaven. I will first outline what both of these food items are, and will then share my thoughts and the votes and comments of various family members. Then, reader, it’s down to you to vote on your favourite. And if you ever find yourself in Dhaka, do stop by a roadside stall and sample these for yourself!
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So, today I made and ate fuchka for the first time!!!! For those of you who missed Bangladeshi Street Food 101, a fuchka is a little crispy shell filled with a chickpea paste and chopped vegetables and topped with a sweet sauce.
The fuchka arrived at our house by means of my father, who had ate them with workmates earlier in the afternoon. They were not assembled, but came in a kit consisting of a bag of around 10 fuchka, a tub of chickpea filling and a small bag of sauce. Assembly goes as follows.
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Hello, folks. I may or may not have published some unfinished posts before, but for the record we will say that this is my first post. Yay! A momentous occasion! So a little bit about me. I have relocated from the UK to Dhaka, Bangladesh, where I now live. I enjoy Led Zeppelin and tea, what with being an Englishman and all. I play guitar, ukulele and bagpipes, and in the near future I would like to improve on the bass guitar. On today, the 5th of January 2016, while pondering on a possible creative outlet for my genius, I remembered that I had set up a WordPress account in 2014, and have rejected it ever since. So I picked up where I left off (choosing my background colour) and started typing. So I hope that you, reader, will enjoy posts from the mind of me.