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A Walk Through Peckham: The Inaugural Persepolis ‘Podcast’

Welcome to Peckham. This thirteen minute audio clip represents a walk from one end of Rye Lane to the other, and it has everything. ALL LIFE IS HERE. It is truly representative of the world’s high streets. Any one of them, really. Well, not that we’ve been to many of them – but you know…

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Turkey With Barberry Rice

‘Boogalamou’. It’s a great word isn’t it? Sounds like one of the grand monsters from our childhood. Actually it’s the Persian word for turkey. Anyway, this is a very versatile little recipe – note the following variations: 1) use chicken instead of turkey – this is more authentic; 2) roast the turkey conventionally, bacon and…

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Saffron Potted Shrimps

In truth the Persians aren’t a particularly fishy bunch (no matter what the Pentagon says), and so this recipe really is a fusion of ideas. Potted shrimps are, of course, an Olde Englishe concepte, devised to keep these dainty little morsels fresher for longer. The blend of fish with butter, saffron and luscious herbs make…

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