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Introducing: the Persepolis Cookery School

Our very first graduates: Zanne, Tom, Jo and Suzannah. Last night saw the inaugural Persepolis Cookery School, at Anderson & Co. in Bellenden Road. What do you mean you didn’t know about it? It’s been on our website, Twitter feed and Facebook page for a while now – and in the newsletter. Pay attention! It…

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Beauty Product of the Month: Henna

We sell an awful lot of henna. And an awful lot of you subsequently ring us and ask what to with it. So here we go – your mini-guide to all things red. One of the Middle East’s magic unguents, this. See, it’s not just used to draw pretty patterns on hands. Or to help…

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Persepolis Staff Profiles #2: Master Shopcat

Once in a while one of our customers squeals. The other day this was accompanied by someone crying out “Oh my God – I just saw a fox. You’ve got a fox in here!” This is how we know that Master Shopcat (aka Chombol) has decided to enter the shop. For he is a very…

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Supplier of the Month: Alasia Honey

Meet Mr. Honey. Actually his name is Gokturk and his company is called Alasia. But he really does know everything about his products. All of which are honey. Just honey. Honey from Turkey, honey from Mexico, honey from Kashmir. You see, we like to buy from experts, connoisseurs, salesmen who can actually walk the walk…

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