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Meat-on-Sticks Photo of the Month: Chopan Kabob, Afghanistan. With added recipe.

Sun’s out, barometers are swinging into action, a lot of whiter-than-white legs have suddenly gone on show (along with the depressing realisation that the playsuit has remained ‘in vogue’ for yet another year), and every pub garden in the land is rammed. Must be time for the official launch of that strange institution, the British…

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Khoresht-e-Gheimeh Sibzamini: Chip Stew

The recipe for this very popular, classic Iranian dish has somehow escaped all of our newsletters and books. Until now. We had it for dinner last night at Persepolis Towers – jah-ye-shoma khali boud* It was so nice that we ate it all before we thought that we should perhaps take a photo and write…

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