Game of Thorns

The blackberry bush may be prickly but its fruit is sweet and soft, making blackberries the perfect summer ingredient for tabbouleh.

At first light we turned our backs on the camp and, with light steps, climbed a barren hill with one lone tree, overlooking far-flung fields. Our knapsacks were light, with only a little water, bread and maps. We stuck to the maps like a blind man holds his stick.