Monthly Archives: August 2013

  1. Review: Mastering The Art Of Soviet Cooking

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    August 28, 2013 by markstani

    Roll out a delicious personal paean to the good, bad and ugly of Soviet cuisine. Add lashings of little-known social history from the crumbling Romanov dynasty to the Putin era’s slavering kleptocrats. Liberally sprinkle with anecdote and a selection of recipes from one of the finest food writers around. Best served hot. Click image for more

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  2. Review: Calcutta

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    August 12, 2013 by markstani

    Amit Chaudhuri’s ‘Calcutta’ is a rich and engrossing account of the trials and tribulations of a modern Indian city, broaching, from a uniquely informed perspective, every topic from leftist guerrillas to the Indian Premier League. Click image for more.