Thu, Aug 03|
The Art of Food across the Muslim World: Preserving Tradition & Reimagining the Future.
This captivating event brings together a panel of distinguished experts who possess deep knowledge of both modern and Medieval Muslim food cultures. Prepare to embark on a remarkable journey as we explore the intricate tapestry of flavours and cultural influences across the Muslim World.
Time & Location
Aug 03, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM GMT+1
About the event
Immerse yourself in the tantalizing world of culinary traditions at "The Art of Food across the Muslim World: Preserving Tradition & Reimagining the Future." This captivating event brings together a panel of distinguished experts who possess deep knowledge of both modern and Medieval Muslim food cultures. Prepare to embark on a remarkable journey as we explore the intricate tapestry of flavors, techniques, and cultural influences that have shaped the diverse cuisines across the Muslim world.
During this thought-provoking event, you will explore a myriad of captivating topics. Discover the delicate balance between preserving age-old culinary traditions and reimagining them for the future. Gain insights into the profound influence of medieval Muslim food cultures on contemporary dishes, understanding how ancient practices continue to shape the present. Delve into the diverse regional cuisines of North Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, and beyond, unraveling the unique flavors and techniques that define each area. Furthermore, you will explore the impact of globalization on Muslim food cultures, discussing the challenges and opportunities that arise in a rapidly changing world. Lastly, you will learn about the efforts to preserve heritage recipes and culinary techniques, ensuring their survival for future generations.
Meet the Speakers:
Sadaf Hussain is a food columnist, cookbook author, and chef who has been a MasterChef India finalist and a TedX speaker. As a travel enthusiast he loves to explore the intersection between cooking, culture, and food lore.
Daniel Newman holds the Chair of Arabic Studies at the University of Durham (UK) and specialises in the history of the medieval Arab culinary traditions. His book 'The Sultan’s Feast: A Fifteenth-century Cookbook', an edition and translation of a 15th-century Egyptian recipe collection, was awarded the Gourmand World Cookbook Award 2021. His most recent book is entitled 'The Exile's Cookbook: Medieval Gastronomic Treasures from al-Andalus and North Africa' and deals with 13th-century Andalusian and North African cuisine. He recently appeared in a six-part series on the history of medieval Arab food broadcast by Aljazeera, and maintains a blog (http://eatlikeasultan.com/) and instagram account (@medieval_arab_cooking) where he shares his passion for bringing medieval Arab dishes to life by recreating recipes.
Dr. Neha Vermani is a historian of early modern Mughal South Asia. Her research focuses on food practices and cultures of consumption and engages with material history and history of senses and emotions.
Don't miss this extraordinary opportunity to engage with the captivating world of Muslim cuisine alongside our esteemed panelists. Join us for "The Art of Food across the Muslim World" online seminar, and together, let's celebrate the culinary heritage and envision a flavorful future filled with cultural richness and innovation.
Sadeeq members attend this event free. For more information and to join, check out our Membership page.
The Art of Food£7.50+£0.19 service fee