Reem Kassis (S6/Ep.05)

Reem Kassis is a Palestinian writer whose work focuses on the intersection of food with culture, history and politics. She grew up in Jerusalem, obtained her undergraduate and MBA degrees from UPenn and Wharton and her MSc in social psychology from the London School of Economics. She is the author of the best-selling and award-winning cookbooks The Palestinian Table and The Arabesque Table. In this episode we discuss her childhood, why she decided to come to the US, the topic of culinary appropriation and how she continually gives back to her community. Enjoy this episode as we go Beyond the Plate… with Reem Kassis.

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