The nights draw in. Temperatures drop. Summer is increasingly a memory. I’m determined to extend the season by enoying as much light and space as I can, when I can.
Author Archives: sanjitchudha
Poverty Wears a Young Female Face
Up to the mid 1990s, the advanced economies largely succeeded in delivering the promise of growing prosperity for the majority of their citizens. Prosperity was built on post-colonial systems exploitation of resources … and by and large the sharing of that prosperity was anything buy equitable for those outside the advanced economies. The peopleContinue reading “Poverty Wears a Young Female Face”
The sound of gender and race in film
An odd concept perhaps, but this data visualisation is a great way to make the point that diversity needs to be fought for. The ugly sound of the way the data plays mirrors the ugly truth, white males and their stories dominate mainstream films, theatre and culture to the exclusion of almost everyone else. AndContinue reading “The sound of gender and race in film”
Brenton Samuel Pink
There is a large house in Lewisham which for all the world looks like a cake smothered in brightly coloured icing.
London – The Evolving City
A time-lapse look at living in London, and how clean air is definitely a hot issue.
‘Exploring Community’ – a recurring event looking:
to find out what really concerns local people
to ensure that different community groups get together – speed dating style
to erode some of the artificial / assumed boundaries between groups to ensure more cohesive working.
Punjabi Kadi and Pakoras
The Punjab is a hugely fertile part of India. Outside the big cities of North West India, Punjabi families are typically engaged in landowning or farming. This connection to the land influences what people eat, when and how. Punjabi food tends to be seasonal. The style of cooking and depth of flavour varying according toContinue reading “Punjabi Kadi and Pakoras”
Cauliflower Cheese (with Pasta)
The weather is cold. You’ve had it with fatty, rich Christmas fare. Let this simple Cauliflower Cheese with Pasta come to your rescue. This dish feeds two people very well indeed as a main dish or can be served as an accompaniment to a main meal (roast beef with all the trimmings, say).
Game Birds: Pheasant, Partridge and Quail
I love game – whether Pheasant, Quail, Partridge, Venison or Boar. Game meat is typically stronger in flavour than farmed meats like chicken, pork or beef. These recipes came about when a friend turned up with a Pheasant, a pair of Partridge and four Quail. I was unsure what to do with the feathery carcasses. Continue reading “Game Birds: Pheasant, Partridge and Quail”
Recipes: Bobotie with Marrow
Bobotie is the national dish of South Africa and is a melange of the various food cultures of that country – Indian; Indonesian and Pacific; spicy and comforting.