Writers and editors Aliette de Bodard, Jaymee Goh, Nibedita Sen, Michi Trota, and Anya Owabout talk about cooking for the Carl Brandon Society’s series of virtual panels. Whether you’re depicting our world or creating you own, it’s important to understand how food shapes, changes, is shaped by, and is changed by colonization and migration. This conversation is an excellent place to start learning.
Food, sharing, cooking and eating is such an important part of many cultures — including survival, family, a sense of place. With over 60% of the world’s population, and a longer history of migration, colonization, and empire, food in the Asian diaspora has changed significantly as people have moved.