This is Bekchan. He was a student of mine in Tashkent in 1994. Just recently Bekchan and his family moved from Uzbekistan to Canada. With the Toronto skyline in the background, Bekchan grills Shashlik the Uzbek way. To see what Bekchan looked like 15 years ago, click here and then find him among his classmates.
At Timour's dacha two hours south of Moscow, I did my best to take part in the shashlik cookout.