Posts tagged eat

In this edition we explore the latest work and events in the Global Voices community. We also speak with some friends about the cross cultural elements of our lives, with a special focus on food: both food for thought, and to eat!

Beatrice Catanzaro is a visual artist and one of the newest additions to the Rising Voices community with her project, Food Tales from Nablus. Alongside her friend Fatima she is working with women from the heart of the Old City in the city of Nablus, Palestine, to celebrate their culinary skills. One of the major components of their project will be the creation a cooking school for foreign visitors that will employ local women as chefs and instructors. We speak with these two amazing ladies to find out more about their work.

Gustavo Arellano, editor of the OC Weekly in Orange County, California and the writer behind ‘Ask a Mexican‘, has been on a culinary journey to find out how Mexican food has become so popular in the United States in his new book, Taco USA. Journalist, producer and blogger, Cyrus Farivar chats with Gustavo about the flavours that cross borders.

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The presence of the Swedish Culture Minister, Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth, at a ‘World Art Day’ tasting of art installation the ‘Painful Cake’ representing the body of an African woman, has proved controversial.
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The presence of the Swedish Culture Minister, Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth, at a ‘World Art Day’ tasting of art installation the ‘Painful Cake’ representing the body of an African woman, has proved controversial.

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A fast food chain in South Africa has delivered 15 burgers to organizations for the blind and visually impaired: through social media, the story of those 15 burgers reached more than 800,000 people, letting them know about the restaurant’s new Braille menu.

What made that strong impression? The burgers’ buns had messages in Braille written with sesame seeds.