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Bangladesh ❀ Shorshe Maach

Happy New Year to all my lovely Where The Food Is readers!  After a pretty quiet few weeks, during which I ate far too much and blogged rather too rarely, the blog is back with a new country and a cracking new recipe to go with it.  It’s finally the turn of long-neglected Bangladesh, and I couldn’t have asked for a better dish to kick off 2012.  Shorshe maach, a fiery fish and mustard curry, is a wonderful antidote to the mince-pie laden, butter-drizzled gluttony of the past few weeks.  It’s light on calories but packs a real flavour punch thanks to a few secret ingredients.

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Bahrain ❀ Spicy Baked Fish with Sweet Muhammar Rice

As I sit writing this, our apartment is still fragrant with the memory of today’s Bahraini lunch.  The garlicky and citrussy flavours of the baked fish mingle with the rosewater, cloves and cardamom that scented the sweet rice we served with it.  Today was a bumper day, and the recipes not at all difficult to make.  Who knew that such a small and relatively unknown country held such culinary promise?

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