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”
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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.
Old Movie Palaces
How stunning are these images? The photographer Franck Bohbot has brilliantly captured the classic movie palaces of southern California … and what palaces they were! Wow – see the original pictures here.
Youth 100: What 18-24 Year Olds think about Brands
What do YouTube, Amazon, Google, BBC, Ben & Jerry’s, Cadburys, Facebook, Pringles, Wikipedia and Channel 4 have in common?
Leadership & Change: Bias, Stereotypes and the Impact on Organisational Behaviour
Binna Kandola is Senior Partner and co-founder of Pearn Kandola. His areas of expertise are diversity and inclusion, equal opportunities, assessment and development. He is particularly interested in understanding bias and finding ways to reduce it through effective leadership. In the video and presentation below, Binna Kandola cogently explains how leaders need to examine issuesContinue reading “Leadership & Change: Bias, Stereotypes and the Impact on Organisational Behaviour”
London – I love thee …
This is the work of a genius mind, taking London underground station names and weaving them into something akin to the Lord’s Prayer.
PUPPETS, FEMINISM AND MUSIC …
The vocal is a sample from Blossom Dearie’s ‘It Amazes Me’ recorded in 1958. Reinterpreted here by Les Balayeurs du Desert it assumes a feminist stance, never more so that when seen with this amazing video. Think of the compromises women often make so as not to ‘offend’ (mostly) men, and the analogy with puppetryContinue reading “PUPPETS, FEMINISM AND MUSIC …”
Ben Okri: Lines in Potentis
I love words. I love words because they carry meaning.
Do you really know what you want?
I mean really. Do you really know what you want?