Archives for July 2013

My Year

I ate a lot of French toast when I was a child. Ami knew I liked it crispy around the edges, soft and custardy in the middle and made with plain white bread. I don’t know what style of French toast she liked back then. Did she like it made with day-old bread, cut into thick slices? And what about maple syrup, did she like it with that? Or without? Read More

Kuku Sibzamini – Saffron Potato Fritters in the Persian Manner

Kuku Sibzamini

This recipe first appeared in BBC Good Food Magazine, India, March 2013, for a ‘Persian Delights’ feature I was commissioned for.

It has to be fried. And preferably spicy. And you have to wash it down with steaming cups of tea.Read More