In which we find out that princesses definitely can decide their own destiny, that seeking your fortune can take a very long time and that the gift of pomegranates is always welcome.
This Armenian folk tale incorporates wonders, adventures, giants, jewels beyond price and even incredible embroidery.
You can find the story that my tale is based in this wonderful contemporary collection
. The Punjabi folktale Kupti & Imani with some lovely similarities to our tale can be found here
If you would like to cook this episode's recipe then you can find it on my website
It is also the place to find further reading
about these fantastic tales, pomegranates and historic recipes.