Terroir Talks: Food & Identity
“The pleasure of the table belongs to all ages, to all conditions, to all countries, and to all areas; it mingles with all other pleasures, and remains at last to console us for their departure.”
Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, reflecting on food's universal importance.
Through migration and trade our foodstuffs evolve to reflect ever changing societies - their power, their conflicts, their natural environment and the love within them. More than anything, the food we eat represents interconnected relationships which transcends national borders. How we connect to our foodstuffs is a reflection of our identities. culture, environment, history and so much more...
For this Terroir discussion we've invited a group of guest speakers from diverse cultural backgrounds to chat about how the food they eat is a reflection of their identities:
Anissa Helou, Chef & author of
Feast :// The Food of the Islamic World
Kavita Melou, Consultant, curator & community organiser
Sun Mee Martin, Culinary experience designer & founder of
As ever, our monthly Terroir Talks are totally free - inspiring conversation and building community in Berlin's hospitality industry.
BONUS EVENT! JOIN THE TERROIR SUNDAY SALON
March 31st, 15:00
Join the Terroir Sunday Salon on March 31st for an intimate conversation and light meal with chef, writer and author of
This bonus event will combine a light Sunday meal, tea and conversation with Anissa as we explore the importance of the feast in Islamic tranditions and the cultural importance of celebration. Inspired by Anissa's cookbook recipes, they'll also be a light meal prepared by Ruth Barry, owner of Black Isle Bakery.