Mariquita takes us through the data of the food media world and how marginalized voices are depressingly underrepresented. Natalia talks you through colonialism in food – and discussions about authenticity that made her grow. Finally, they end with some ways to walk the walk and cookbook recommendations!
Follow and support today’s hosts:
- Want to Understand Food Media’s Lack of Diversity? Here Are The Numbers – Mayukh Sen; Food52; Jan. 13, 2017
- Breaking The Bubble of Food Writing: Cultivating Diverse Stories – Adrian Miller; NPR: The Salt; Dec. 3, 2017
- The Bon Appetit Scandal Shows The Need to Address Racism In The Workplace – Sarah Esquivel; Study Breaks; Nov. 17, 2020
- To Change Racial Disparity in Food, Let’s Start with Cookbooks – Julia Turshen; Eater; April 5, 2018
- Colonization, Food and the Practice of Eating – The Food Empowerment Project
- Food Being Used as a Weapon: The Lasting Effects of Colonialism on Indigenous Food – CBC Radio; Oct. 6, 2017
- Cultural Appropriation: Why is Food Such a Sensitive Subject? – Helier Cheung; BBC; April 13, 2019
- When Did Recipe Writing Get So…Whitewashed? – Priya Krishna; Bon Appetit; July 29, 2020
- Stewed Awakening – Naveet Alang; Eater; May 20, 2020
- During Food Media’s Time of Reckoning, Let’s Not Forget the Recipes – Dan Q. Dao; Delish; Dec. 17, 2020
- Black Girl Baking – Jerrelle Guy
- Chicano Eats – Esteban Castillo
- Memories of a Cuban Kitchen – Mary Urrutia Randelman & Joan Schwartz
- Mexico: The Cookbook – Margarita Carillo Arronte
- Indian-ish – Priya Krishna
- Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat – Samin Nosrat
This episode was edited by Phalin Oliver and produced by Renee Powers on the native land of the Dakota people.
Original music by @iam.onyxrose
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