Sarah catches up with Women & Food Project participant Despina Fotopoulos for a lesson in learning to work with phyllo dough.
The Women & Food Project is looking to interview one dozen women in 2014 from each state in the New England area, as well as New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Know an amazing woman with a great story connected to food and cooking? If so, please nominate them via our contact tab.
An interactive module at the Easthampton City Arts+ Gallery invited visitors to contribute their own food-related memories to become part of the exhibit. Here are some of the cards. Click to read them.
A very big thank you to everyone who came out to the ECA+ ArtWalk Gallery Opening. It was a smashing success with over 300 visitors! Here are some photos from the evening, including some of the project participants standing next to their photos.
Qamaria Amatul-Wadud talks about Gardening The Community's purpose as an oasis in Springfield's food desert.
Hear Lisa Ekus recall how her connection with food and cooking helped her organize the first culinary delegation into post-war Vietnam.
Painter Meher Imam discusses the difference between the US and Pakistan when it comes to breakfast.
Listen to chef Melissa Miller's thoughts about the future of her family business.
Ashley Rebecca Barton talks about the balance between work and life as a personal chef and caterer.
Find out which family member inspired Alka Kanoujia, owner of Indian House Northampton.
Hear Lagusta Yearwood's thoughts about gender lines in the culinary world.
Hear the reasons why the focus on nutrition has shifted between the generations of attorney Tahirah Amatul-Wadud's family.
My mom, a retired teacher of 39 years, offers her two cents on the phrase "a woman's place is in the kitchen."
Despina Fotopoulos & Sharon Konstantinidis of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Ladies’ Philoptochos Society talk about cooking with their husbands.
Listen to chef Cathie Albrecht's first memories of family, food and cooking and how it prepared her for her career.
Hear how Julia Child’s book, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, encouraged Betty Rosbottom to become a food writer, cookbook author and cooking teacher.