Caroline Eden relishes the food writing of Lesley Blanch, author of the recently republished “Journey into the Mind’s Eye.”
Caroline Eden is a regular contributor to the travel, culture, and food pages of the Guardian, The Telegraph, Financial Times, and other publications. She specializes in emerging destinations, has reported on events in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Haiti, and Bangladesh for BBC Radio 4’s From Our Own Correspondent, and has spoken to audiences about her adventures at London’s Royal Geographical Society. Her first book, Samarkand, won the Guild of Food Writers Award for best food and travel book in 2017. Her second book is Black Sea: Dispatches and Recipes, Through Darkness and Light (2019). She lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Caroline Eden appreciates the work of Rabindranath Tagore, a songwriter who won the Nobel Prize decades before Bob Dylan was born.