Food stories in Toronto

Place Settings: Diasporic Food Identities (for any new readers: the exhibit I co-curated for my Masters) recently closed, and in case you missed it, the interactive wall had a-maz-ing food stories! Visitors contributed recipes, family memories, immigration stories, favourite flavours, and each in their own beautiful way demonstrated how food is so intrinsically tied to our identities […]

M. Moon on Immigrant Foodways

As I was reading through M. Moon’s Interpreting Food at Museums and Historic Sites  I came across this relevant passage: Finding Familiar Food The first shared food experience many immigrants have is displacement. Though willing to accept tremendous lifestyle changes, immigrants have generally been unwilling to abandon familiar food. In new environments, immigrants used a common […]