Writer and photographer Caroline Eden provides an excellent introduction to Central Asian flavors in her new book Samarkand, co-authored with Eleanor Ford and with photography from Laura Edwards. The beautifully produced cookbook includes travel essays and photos alongside mouth-watering recipes that place Central Asia and the Caucasus back on the culinary map.
Uzbekistan may not be on every traveler’s bucket list. What first drew you to Samarkand?
The wonderful Islamic architecture primarily, but also just the name…“Samarkand.