Audio podcast: ‘Political culture and change are often linked to food’

Ashraf Engineer

March 30, 2022

There are many forces that shape history but few people think of food as a factor. In fact, food and history are closely linked. For instance, it was the quest for spices that drew Vasco da Gama to India and also Christopher Columbus to undertake his voyage. Food can tell us a lot about a society and its evolution. All Indians Matter speaks about the link between food and history in India with Dr Tarana Husain Khan, a writer and food historian.