We explore the island state off the coast of Malaysia through its unique food, history and people.
Street Food is the very essence of a country or region’s tradition. Wherever you go in the world, the food of the streets mirrors the ways of ordinary people – reflecting lifestyle, race and religion. Often developed over centuries, it is more than a cheap source of nourishment. It tells stories of shifting populations, trade connections and evolving identities. Some dishes are iconic, others unknown beyond their street corner, but all blend the flavours of history, economy and politics.
We discover how Sicily’s multicultural past has shaped the island’s unique cuisine and traditional street food culture.
We explore the cultural diversity exemplified throughout the vibrant street food scene in New York City.
An insight into the spice island’s culinary heritage and its struggle for greater autonomy and a new identity.
We explore the role of traditional, cheap dishes in promoting healthier eating and tackling inter-tribal differences.
A look at the ancient roots of food and the unrest simmering over rising cost of staples before Egypt’s 2011 uprising.
We taste an array of foods that played a crucial part in integrating Muslim and Jewish communities into British society.
In an ancient city torn apart by modern conflict, can food help to bridge political and religious divisions?