Caroline Eden begins the book Red Sands by writing about travelling through the Kyzylkum (“red sand”) Desert. Photo: Shutterstock
Caroline Eden begins the book Red Sands by writing about travelling through the Kyzylkum (“red sand”) Desert. Photo: Shutterstock

Red Sands: food writer Caroline Eden’s journey through Central Asia, chronicling its flavours, people and sights

  • More travelogue than conventional cookbook, it is beautifully written an explores how food so often suits its surroundings
  • It contains recipes for dishes that Eden tasted along her way, including those for halva, plov and sour cherry borscht

Caroline Eden begins the book Red Sands by writing about travelling through the Kyzylkum (“red sand”) Desert. Photo: Shutterstock
Caroline Eden begins the book Red Sands by writing about travelling through the Kyzylkum (“red sand”) Desert. Photo: Shutterstock
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