A Night in with Yasmin Khan
Fane Online and Bloomsbury Books present A Night in with Yasmin Khan, an online book launch to celebrate the publication of Ripe Figs: Recipes and Stories from the Eastern Mediterranean
This event is now available to watch on demand until 20th April.
Join Yasmin as she talks about her culinary adventures through Greece, Turkey and Cyprus, sharing recipes and stories that celebrate the power of the human spirit, explore the migrant and refugee journey, and imagine a world without borders. Yasmin will be in conversation with fellow author, former refugee and acclaimed comedian Shappi Khorsandi.
The ‘stream and book’ package includes a unique ticket for the stream, and a copy of Ripe Figs: Recipes and Stories from the Eastern Mediterranean, worth £26, deliverable to any UK or international address. The 'Stream' package consists of a ticket to the live stream only.
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Yasmin Khan is an author and broadcaster who is passionate about sharing people’s stories through food. Her critically acclaimed cookery books, The Saffron Tales and Zaitoun, chronicle her culinary adventures through Iran and Palestine, sharing recipes and stories that celebrate beauty and the power of the human spirit in regions more commonly associated with conflict. Before working in food, Yasmin was a human rights campaigner for a decade, with a special focus on the Middle East. Ripe Figs is her third book.
Shappi Khorsandi established herself as one of the country’s finest comedians in 2006 with her sell out Edinburgh show, Asylum Speaker. Shappi’s career has taken her to all corners of the globe, she has appeared on countless TV & Radio shows including; Mock The Week, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Have I Got News For You, QI, Just a Minute & other flagship radio 4 programmes.
Reviews of Ripe Figs: Recipes and Stories from the Eastern Mediterranean
‘Food writing at its best - a moving and beautiful book’ Nigella Lawson
‘Once again, Yasmin Khan invites her readers to the table for both the dishes she serves and the stories she tells, serving food which is delicious and celebratory, as well as hard-hitting but hopeful stories’ Yotam Ottolenghi
‘An inspiring, joyous, celebration of food and migration. Beautifully written and delicious. I love this book’ Padma Lakshmi
‘A brilliant cookbook that reveals the often overlooked plight of refugees and immigrants. Yasmin is a masterful storyteller who reminds us to keep an open heart and mind’ Nik Sharma, author of The Flavor Equation