What I hear when you tell me my food is ‘strong smelling’

“Cultural appropriation is when members of a dominant culture adopt parts of another culture from people that they’ve also systematically oppressed. The dominant culture can try the food and love the food without ever having to experience oppression because of their consumption.”

—Rachel Kuo

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Madhura Rao

Research scientist, first-generation migrant, feminist. I write about food — sustainability, science, and culture.

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