Tag: ghent

A recipe for mashing civilisations

By Khaled Diab The migratory history of foodstuffs and cuisines reveals that our dinner tables, like our societies, are both melting pots and salad bowls of ingredients from many different civilisations. Wednesday 8 December 2021 Arabs are convinced they speak…

Gastronomy without the gas

By Khaled Diab The Belgian city of Ghent has declared Thursdays ‘meat free’. Should cities around the world also join the vegolution? June 2009 People usually associate politicians, particularly in these troubled times, with hot air. But rather than spew…