Reflections on war and food….
Dear Slow Food friends,
One of us has been killed in Gaza.
His name, Emad Asfour.
As for me:
One power it would seem is to use my social media and blogging to express a strong conviction that the methods and outcome of Israeli military might in Gaza, and Palestine, is definitively wrong. And encourage others to do the same.
I didn’t know Emad Asfour, but when someone dies– killed by a bomb– and that someone shares things with you, you grieve.
I have tried to think through what’s happening in Gaza this past month through the lens of a cookbook called The Gaza Kitchen, and the work of Zaytoun, a Fair-Trade local-produce company working to ensure UK markets for Palestinian produce.
Through all the death, destruction, carnage, uprooting– I’m also thinking a little about the small gardens people plant, the rabbits, the bakeries…
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