Smoke It Low and Slow

When Mobeen Hussain Butt tries to pin down exactly when his appreciation for smoked barbecued meat began, he recalls a joyous family party held during Eid in Pakistan when he was just a small boy. As the sun set and the heat of the day receded, loved ones gathered to celebrate and feast together in the capital city of Islamabad. The smell of the charcoal and the heat from the barbecue are burned into his memory, as is the sweet taste of lamb skewers cooked on the flames.

Visit Britain's First and Only Tea Gardens at Tregothnan Estate

Bella Percy-Hughes picking tea leaves at the Tregothnan Estate, photograph by swns.com For most Brits, any problem can be solved with a nice cup of tea. But, the majority of the country’s tea leaves make a long journey from China or India before they reach those English teacups. That’s why the tea grown on the Tregothnan Estate is such a rare British treasure. Set on the banks of the River Fal, near Truro, Cornwall, the estate established the nation’s first tea gardens in 1999 and began produc
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