December 22, 2012

Fish and Brain

Fish, my mum always said, made Bengalis the cleverest people on earth. When school exams started , she cooked fish every day. Cod liver oil was […]
December 22, 2012

A lidl venison

Sorry have been away so long- exhausted, wintered out, time and all that. But here we are. We went, like all greedy and good middle class […]
December 22, 2012

Red to Start With

I had fourteen people to dinner on Friday and am still cleaning up, leaving my lovely man to wash fifty glasses (being a perfectionist, he won’t […]
December 21, 2012

Tale of Two Nations

The Olympic flame is on its way to fantabulous London and the Queen’s Jubilee should get us all jiving in parks and eating lots of iced […]
December 21, 2012

Asian Grooming Gangs

Let me make three vital points first. These depraved men, most of them Pakistani, would never have been tried and convicted had it not been for […]
December 20, 2012

Making a Spice Box

Just a little bit of advice today. In Wembley and Brick Lane in London and other Asian areas across Britain you can find really useful stainless […]
December 20, 2012

Zanzibari Food

When I was last in Zanzibar, it was both just as I remembered it as a child and not at all. Today the old spice island […]
December 16, 2012

Racism and the UK Police

I can’t impugn police officers who racially abuse and assault black and Asian citizens. In the last fortnight ten complaints have been brought against the Met […]
December 12, 2012

The Tories and The Human Rights Commission

  The Equalities and Human Rights Commission( EHRC), set up in 1998, with fulsome backing from the LibDems, is deliberately being weakened by the Tories in […]