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Persepolis Staff Profiles #1: Mr. Shopkeeper

A customer’s perceptions of the person behind the till can be very wide of the mark. Why, one’s mother had a shop for twelve years (yes, it runs in the blood), and her customers never differentiated between the morning lady (herself) and the afternoon lady (Doris, who was a good 6 inches taller). Sometimes familial…

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Veggiestan has Landed. Or Rather: We’ve Landed in Veggiestan.

OK – so the book is here. Some of our sweetest, most loyal customers have already rushed out and bought it. Some of you may have purchased it from Amazon, which is a very sensible thing to do in view of their seemingly unbeatable prices. The rest of you can buy it from us directly…

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A Little Bit of Morocco in Persia in Peckham

No kitchen is complete without… And here he is: taqine Mark The du mente, anyone? In a range of colours. Just bury it in a fire pit… A whopping 45cm wide. Jardin! You know those tagines we promised you for last Christmas? Er, ahem, well they just arrived. Yup, we know what you’re thinking -…

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The Persepolis Top Five Things to Drizzle on Vegetables

We’ve been playing with vegetables a lot recently. Hardly surprising, seeing as we just brought out a new vegetarian cookbook (Veggiestan, available at all good bookshops and some silly yellow cornershops). Anyway, we often have steamed, stir-fried or (if we’re really desperate) microwaved vegetables for lunch. Why? Because they’re nice, healthy, fill us with beans…

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Some Dates for Your Autumn Diary!

Gosh-there’s-so-much-going-on-at-the-mo. New book out tomorrow and all that… Here’s some of the more important things that you should know about: October 6th: the official publication date for Veggiestan. Still hoping to get our stocks on time… October 20th: the official launch party for Veggiestan. 6.30 – 8.30pm, in the shop of course. November 4th: Mrs.…

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