Sumayya Usmani : Mountain Berries and Desert Spice in St Andrews

Friday 28th April

  • Venue The Bookshop, 7 Greyfriars Garden, St Andrews, KY16 9HG
  • Doors open 7.40pm
  • Start time 8pm
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We’re absolutely delighted to be welcoming back Sumayya Usmani, who captivated us all with her expansive warmth, captivating charm, and above all, superb and innovative cooking! Mountain Berries and Desert Spice is the eagerly awaited follow up to Sumayya’s acclaimed Pakistani cookbook Summers Under the Tamarind Tree – a truly delicious book of sweets!

Mountain Berries and Desert Spice introduces home cooks to Pakistani desserts and explores their unique significance in the country’s culture and traditions. These authentic family recipes travel from the foothills of the Hindu Kush mountains in the north, via the fertile Punjab to the Arabian sea in the south, where saffron and cardamom laced recipes are a favourite. From the sweet snacks shared between friends over coffee to sumptuous deserts fit for lavish weddings, Sumayya tempts the reader with beautiful, easily achieved recipes that everyone can savour.

Join us to celebrate this exquisite new book and the wonderfully talented cook behind it!