Resorting to armchair travel has been the ticket to escapism in 2020, and Good Food journeys across the globe this week. Lindsey Traumuta demystifies the female stereotype in France and shares the women on the rise in the City of Lights. Jacqueline Ngo Mpii invites discovery of African businesses in the French capital. Yemisi Aribisala reflects on Nigerian cuisine. Restaurateur Durkhanai Ayubi accounts her family’s immigration to Australia from Afghanistan. Also, dineLA starts in Los Angeles.
Africa in Paris, Afghani dumplings in Oz, dineLA
From this Episode:
Demystifying French women by breaking through the glass ceiling
Paris is one of those cities that seems like it’s encased in amber, where the French colonial past and rigid class structure doesn’t make it easy for women to ascend. They...
Visiting Little Africa in Paris
Jacqueline Ngo Mpii has lived in France for more than 20 years. She started questioning her identity when she saw Black people on a trip to Mexico and Puerto Rico, where she...
Introducing the world to Nigerian food by way of jollof rice
Yemisi Aribisala describes being described as rude when dining out because she ate quietly and didn’t comment on the food and meal. She learned that in other cultures,...
Steamed dumplings and banjaan borane: Afghani food in Oz
The Ayubi family fled Afghanistan during the Cold War and immigrated to Australia. For the last decade, their restaurant Parwana has been a coveted reservation in Adelaide.
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