Tangy Carrot Salad

It was December 1972 and I’d been living in Damascus for about 3 months, getting used to the presence of armed soldiers on every street corner; taking the shortages of food, clothes, and basic necessities like bread and bottles of calor gas, in my stride. My mother-in-law and her relatives used to speak wistfully of […]

Fattoush and The Macmillan Calendar

I’m always happy to contribute to anthologies, books and publications that support recognised  charities. Macmillan Cancer Support is no exception. They do a wonderful job of looking after cancer sufferers and their families providing ‘practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care’.  I was asked to contribute a recipe to the new 2013 calendar […]