Come and work with me

Since writing my first book, Made in India, in 2014 i’ve had a very exciting and wonderful time but now i’m looking for a brilliant freelancer to come on board …

Narayan’s Dosa

The only thing that looks promising about Naryan’s is the queue. Otherwise the cheap plastic sign at the front is so faded so you can no longer read the word …

Sweet lime

In England, a lime is a lime.

You could bet on the Queen’s head that if you asked a bar tender for a slice to perk up your gin and …

How to crack a coconut

Admittedly coconuts don’t look like they want to be cracked into, they are immensely private fruits. But this a skill that once you master will impress most people you know …

Fresh fennel seeds

Yesterday I unexpectedly found myself in a state of euphoria in front of a twinkly eyed but toothless old woman.

She owns a small fruit cart in Breach Candy, an …