Food tells a story.
It contains the expression of a place and the way the land, people, ideas from elsewhere and webs of activities intersect. It is a great connector – we all share in the experience of food, albeit in very different ways.
In Kai and Culture, writers, chefs, producers and academics explore Aotearoa's contemporary food culture and an emerging, evolving New Zealand food identity.
From mahinga kai to vegetable self-sufficiency and whole animal sensibility, Kai and Culture looks at the impact of food on our culture.
It also explores some of the larger contemporary issues that gather around it. A cultural cook book, if you will.