Dried wood apple on blue ceramic
We all know it as "bael" fruit. But it is wood apple in English. The English seem to put apple after every kind of tropical fruit never seen in their Kentish gardens. From rose apple to pineapple, the English will
Do you recognise this?
It is a mysterious little gem. Looks a bit like a grape from a distance. Cut it in half to reveal a purple flesh with several soft, small white pits. But what is it?
The hibiscus flower
It is sour. It is also sweet. Sometimes it reminds you of raspberries and other times cranberry. It is one of our favourite things from the Chittagong Hill Tracts.
Lychee on bamboo leaf
If you blink you will miss the lychee season in Bangladesh. You will find this delicate fruit in open market stalls for just a few weeks of the year around the beginning of June.