The Ginkgo

The Ginkgo, also known as the Maidenhair Tree, is a unique tree with no close living relatives. It is one of the best known examples of a living fossil. Ginkgo …

Beetroot Soup

A Madhur Jaffrey vegetable recipe that I have turned into an astounding soup with the aid of a Bamix.

Badaam Pasanda

This a typically rich dish from the Vale of Kashmir. I first found this at Nedou’s Hotel in Srinagar and without all of the other attractions of Kashmir, this was enough reason to visit.

The Gates of Damascus

The Gates of Damascus James Elroy FLECKER Four great gates has the city of Damascus, And four Grand Wardens, on their spears reclining, All day long stand like tall stone …