Lunchtime discussion on Zoom as part of the Borough Talks series.
Food has the power to offer a unique insight into community and culture. One of the joys of international travel is discovering a region through its food - not just for the pleasure of eating like a local but for what doing that tells you about people, place and time. After a year of little if any travel for leisure (and perhaps more travel uncertainty ahead too) the panel will be discussing how the discovery of the foods of a nation impact upon our cultural understanding of it - and in turn, how increasing or decreasing international tourism can impact upon a region's culinary landscape.
Join Russell Norman, founder of Polpo restaurant group, who fell in love with Venice and has spent years using the food of that city to communicate a greater understanding of its history and culture and Yasmin Khan, whose recently published Ripe Figs is typical of her immersive work in food and travel.
Hosted by Angela Clutton.
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