The Breads Of Kashmir

Circa 1987. I had just submitted my MPhil dissertation and, as per the academic fulfilment, had to guide the students on a field trip to Leh and Ladakh. Our trip was through Srinagar,…

The Perfect Croissant

There’s something mysterious — even alchemical — about the qualities that have to come together to yield the ideal croissant. It should be buttery and tender, but never mushy or overly…