Parathas and parakeets: remembering grandma’s eternal kitchen

Ciaran Thapar talks about how Indian food has helped him maintain a connection with his heritage after the passing of his grandmother

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Cardiff’s historically BAME area is being gentrified

Cardiff is home to nearly half of Wales’ BAME population, the gentrification of City Road is the frontline for the country’s discussion on race writes Yasmin Begum Read More

A Belly Full of Stories: exploring the history of Caribbean food in the UK

by Henna Zamurd-Butt When Riaz Phillips, founder of Tezeta Press, tried to look into the history behind the food of one of the UK’s most prominent and influential diaspora communities all he could find, from the British Library to the Black Cultural Archives were tantalising but passing references to Caribbean eateries. So he spent over… Read More

So Nadiya won the Great British Bake Off, why the big deal?

By Henna Zamurd-Butt  Surely in “melting pot Britain” no one should be batting an eyelid at Nadiya Hussain’s win of the Great British Bake Off? Well yeah. But clearly the pot’s not as melted as we’d have hoped because the media has been flipping out about it all week. The Mail even broke its three-year run… Read More