BOOK REVIEW: “GO SET A WATCHMAN,” BY HARPER LEE

From Harper Lee comes a landmark new novel set two decades after her beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, To Kill a Mockingbird. Maycomb, Alabama. Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch--"Scout"--returns home from New York City to visit her aging father, Atticus. Set against the backdrop of the civil rights tensions and political turmoil that were transforming the South, Jean … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: “GO SET A WATCHMAN,” BY HARPER LEE

BOOK REVIEW: “A TIME TO KILL,” BY JOHN GRISHAM

"The life of a ten-year-old girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young men. The mostly white town reacts with shock and horror at the inhuman crime. Until her black father acquires an assault rifle and takes matters into his hands.For ten days, as burning crosses and the crack of sniper fire spread through the streets of … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: “A TIME TO KILL,” BY JOHN GRISHAM

RECIPE: KHORESHE GEIMEH – SPLIT PEA, CHICKEN, AND POTATO STEW

One of my favourite things about Persian food is how the flavours are so simple yet effective. It's not like Indian food with large amounts of different spices. Instead the spices are generally only cinnamon, nutmeg, and turmeric, the kabobs being an exception.  This stew, consisting of split peas, chicken, and potatoes, is very easy … Continue reading RECIPE: KHORESHE GEIMEH – SPLIT PEA, CHICKEN, AND POTATO STEW