ISHKAR X WALK THE TALK CHRISTMAS PARTY
Fig 1. We collaborated with our good friends at Walk the Talk to host a little last minute Christmas shopping party. The evening was fall of cheer with nibbles provided by the glorious Potage and Christmassy drinks made with the wonderful Ishka vodka (yes Ishka but not ISHKAR). [source unknown]
Fig 2. Potage goodies [source unknown]
Fig 3. Afghan slippers (excuse the pegs) [source unknown]
Fig 4. Candles vs tealights.
Fig 5. Ishka vodka, fresh clementine juice and ginger beer.
Fig 6. Ceramic bowls where incredibly popular.
Fig 7.Honey, handmade in Afghanistan was the surprise success.
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