Pippa the Partyplanner, in her regular column for Waitrose – a British lifestyle magazine , has been hitting on several cultural events/holidays. Her first “Friday Night Feast” was Asian themed in time for the Chinese new year, and one column was Wimbledon based – let the people have their Pimms! Presumably, her July column covered Bastille Day. Despite coming under criticism for the column, the editor of Waitrose has compared her to Yotam Ottolenghi, the Cordon Bleu trained chef and author of Jerusalem, the cookbook. Continue reading “May you be well every year.”
Here’s an attempt at parsing together a Ramadan meal. I’m not waiting for Waitrose to call, for sure but am totally taken with the idea of a large community eating together to celebrate kindness and peace.
Some recipe ideas gathered from the web – these two are from cnn- Eatocracy. I’ll be adding more as I play around. Other recipes can be found at Epicurious’ Ramadan holiday guide and GazaMom’s Ramadan recipes. She has an elaborate Qayatef recipe. Continue reading “Ramadan Recipes”