Joanna Moss is the co-founder of Changgih Designs, a social enterprise that produces culturally inspired collections of clothing and accessories made by artisans in villages all over Sabah, Malaysia.
Noor, Zana and Sumarni, artisans from award-winning Malaysian social enterprise Batik Boutique share what work means to them and recommend places to visit and their favourite food. Batik Boutique trains women from low-income backgrounds to produce gifts and fashion accessories.
Reading Virgilio Martinez's cookbook "Central" transports the reader to Peru, and stirs up a curiosity for what it must feel to rediscover one's heritage through food.
Andrew Gaul lands in Zanzibar and is introduced to a seafood feast that takes up an entire city block. His meal is curated by a "buyer" who appears with delicious delights from red snapper to skewers of octopus and calamari.
Unlike previous events, where we cook the food right out of the pages of fiction and non-fiction books, this #eatmywords presented a bit of a twist. The book we were exploring was Sustainable Impact: How Women Are Key to Ending Poverty, a primer in sustainable enterprise and its ability to empower women who are in need.
We talk to our in-house stylist, Kara Butterfield, on what trends we will see more of in 2018 and what she'll be buying to spruce up her own home this year.
Tahnya recalls what she ate while studying in Switzerland in 1989. On the menu was les moules marinières, paper thin pizza with prosciutto and chilli oil, pain au chocolat, chicken salad and steak tartare.