We recently asked out facebook group what dishes reminded them of home. Leila is of Iraqi-Iranian descent. When she was studying abroad she would often make rice, persian-style, with a thick crust at… Continue reading
We chatted with Raji Sohal from CBC’s Daybreak on Tuesday, August 22nd. Some of the interview ended up in the podcast version. We’ll be checking in with Raji again in the upcoming months… Continue reading
Food brings us together; one shared plate can produce countless moments and memories. The ‘Dishing Up the Past’ project aims to collect recipes and kitchen stories from first and second generation immigrants in Montreal in an inter-generational video series.
The Roots & Recipes team was asked to present a cooking workshop at the ITHQ during Concordia’s Rencontres, when The Lifestories Montreal project presented a month of activities to celebrate 5 years of… Continue reading
Here are some short audio pieces about the foods that remind us of family and home. These informal discussions were part of the Going Places workshop, which was part of the Mapping Memories… Continue reading
Mehshi Kusa is now on vimeo (with proper aspect ratio I might add). Stay tuned for episode 2!
The Roots competition is over and though “Mehshi Kusa” was in the finals, first prize went to a beautiful film called “Ikwe” by Caroline Monnet. However, “Mehshi Kusa” does have its first permanent… Continue reading
I’ve entered my first episode, Mehshi Kusa, into a Canada-wide competition called Roots. The idea of the competition is to produce a short film or multimedia work “a reflection of your identity and… Continue reading