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You Are What You Eat… Especially If You’re a French Politician

You Are What You Eat… Especially If You’re a French Politician

Marie Antoinette never said “let them eat cake,” but for better or worse, the French are obsessed with what their people of power eat.

Tales of Bread and Unfinished Revolution in Egypt

Tales of Bread and Unfinished Revolution in Egypt

A history of protest in Egypt reveals ties between bread and notions of freedom and human dignity.

The Legacy of a Legume

The Legacy of a Legume

Many recipes iconic to American cuisine can be traced back to the native lands of the people who built it, including peanut soup.

India’s Farmers’ Protest Shows No Signs of Wavering

India’s Farmers’ Protest Shows No Signs of Wavering

In a movement that began in November of 2020, tens of thousands of farmers and laborers in India continue to sit in protest on highways surrounding New Delhi, fighting a new set of laws that put their livelihoods at risk.

In Buenos Aires, Bread Tells the Story of Resistance

In Buenos Aires, Bread Tells the Story of Resistance

Anarchist bakers played an important role in building Argentina’s workers’ movement. More than a century later, bakers are once again using bread as a form of resistance.

Hawaii’s Revival of Breadfruit Feeds the Future

Hawaii’s Revival of Breadfruit Feeds the Future

In Hawaii, experts look toward an ancient fruit, breadfruit, and old techniques to solve a modern problem.

What Feijoada Teaches Us About Racial Inequity in Brazil

What Feijoada Teaches Us About Racial Inequity in Brazil

Racial relations in Brazil can be understood through feijoada, a national gastronomy symbol, and Afrofuturism, a decolonising tool for Black Brazilians.

Singapore Turns To Cultured Meat To Boost Its Food Security

Singapore Turns To Cultured Meat To Boost Its Food Security

Singapore is the first country to license the sale of lab-grown meat—is it the future of food?

How Food Changed the Course of the #EndSARS Protests in Nigeria

How Food Changed the Course of the #EndSARS Protests in Nigeria

Food played a crucial part in the #EndSARS protests against police brutality in Nigeria, bringing young Nigerians together in a fight against injustice and oppression.

Cuisine Connects Turkish Armenians To Ancient Roots

Cuisine Connects Turkish Armenians To Ancient Roots

Turkish Armenians’ culinary traditions serve as a connection to their ancestral homeland and history.

The World and What We Eat

The World and What We Eat

The complexities of climate change require an educated understanding of individual ingredients, their contribution, and how we can do better.

How the Sugar War Has Shaped Our World

How the Sugar War Has Shaped Our World

From slavery to Brexit, sugar tells the story of the modern world.

How Cassava Bread Defied an Empire

How Cassava Bread Defied an Empire

On the Honduran island of Roatán, a cultural center preserves baking traditions of an exiled people.

Argentina and the Problem of Feeding the Global Demand for Beef

Argentina and the Problem of Feeding the Global Demand for Beef

Confronted with effects of the climate crisis, Argentina grapples with its deep history as a global beef producer.

Traditional Markets Give Anchorage Transplants a Taste of Home

Traditional Markets Give Anchorage Transplants a Taste of Home

In Alaska, traditional markets create a sense of home in one of America’s most diverse neighborhoods.

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