Recent Press

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I gave a short interview for Suedzeit in their edition on global food practices and perspectives. In summary, I answered the main question, “What does Food mean to you?” Read all about it here!   It’s in German, but I’ve put an English-text version of my answers in the press kit for My African Food Friends. If you’re interested… Read more »

Food Friends TEASER

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Episode One to be published in JULY 2016! Stay tuned and follow on INSTAGRAM, on TWITTER and on FACEBOOK too! #africanfoodfriends Ep 1, made in partnership with #fairtrade  

My African Food Friends

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I partnered with Fairtrade Deutschland to produce the first episode of “My African Food Friends.” Check out the info page for more on what this new, extension series is all about! >> https://www.africanfoodmap.com/food-friends/  

Location Scouting

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I’ve been busy with pre-production for filming a “My African Food Friends” episode in partnership with TransFair e.V (Fairtrade Deutschland). Coming soon!                

What you’ve missed

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In case you happened to miss some of the recent South African feature videos: Lamb Bredie, Steamed Bread, Isitambu And South Africa’s favourite food past-time_ THE BRAAI, featuring Charlotte Monakisi, who runs Darkie Café in Johannesburg.  

My African Food Friends

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I’ve started work on the latest extension, which I’m calling “My African Food Friends.” I had the absolute pleasure of filming Saqera and her friends brunching on black-eyed bean fritters on a bed of mashed yam, finished with an intense, other-worldly tomato-based sauce. Some pics under the “Pictures” section. Video soon!

Your Support

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So, the other thing I did this week was create a support button.   Here’s why: – I’d love to work on My African Food Map full-time. – There are many ways that I could still expand the project (e.g., establishing the “Food Mapping in…” series, which will appear shortly, but will need to be maintained). – There… Read more »

On South Africa

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South Africa really has a multiplicity of identities and so determining which the four favourite dishes were was quite challenging: Depending on which apartheid-created or ethnic group each individual felt they were a part of, affected responses to my “what is your favourite South African food?” question. There were a few crossover dishes like, isitambu… Read more »