Midnight spaghetti with garlic, chilli & olive oil

Ajo, ojo e peperoncino

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Pomegranates & Artichokes: Recipes and memories of a journey from Iran to Italy

By Saghar Setareh

Published 2023

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Sharing a flat with a bunch of students, or recently graduated twenty-somethings, leaves you with memories to last a lifetime. There’d be disagreements over whose turn it was to mop the floor, or who hadn’t yet paid for the electricity bill. But there’d also be ridiculous laughter for no particular reason, and easier solutions to most of life’s questions, and these would often involve alcohol and food. Whether we passed an exam with a great mark, or we failed and had to repeat it next term,