Shahana Huda | The Daily Star
  • Shahana Huda

    The writer works in communications.

  • Rangpur: History within easy grasp

    Just after crossing the Jamuna Bridge, the road that goes to Rangpur is beset with fields that spread as far the horizon.
  • Where the hills rest against the sky

    It was a place I had visited once, but the intense love I felt for it drove me to visit the small Garo village of Achkipara twice. The first time was in summer, my group went as guests to a Garo family.
  • MASHED

    Bhorta is just another staple for Bengalis, and one that makes us say ‘No’ to even rich delicacies — polau, korma, kachchi, or otherwise. Bhortas come in various forms, each indigenous to the localities, cultural variations, and the supply of produces, because the ingredients of a bhorta should be as fresh as possible.
  • The great fish debate: to fry or not before cooking it!

    It was the usual hangout. And of course a heated debate began out of the blue. The topic of discussion – is fish tastier when fried
  • East Timor: The blues in the sky and the sea

    Five of us friends were sat on a suspended balcony over a sizable mountain, with the Timor Sea underneath; an unobstructed view of the sea meeting the horizon and the nearby mountains, with a road snaking through.
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