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Tiffany Eslick
Devina Divecha

Say Cheese, with François Robin

Co-host Tiffany Eslick sits down with one of our cheesemonger friends, François Robin, while on a trip to Lyon. Nourish by Spinneys: François Robin 0:00 / 0:00 1× François holds the prestigious title of Meilleur Ouvrier de France, which he earned in 2011, and has tasted more than 1,...

Malak Fouad

Omniya Abdel Barr

Omniya is an architect and a specialist in cultural heritage conservation, working between Cairo and London. She has worked on some landmark projects in the region, and now divides her time between the Egyptian Heritage Rescue Foundation (EHRF) in Cairo and the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in...

Devina Divecha
Tiffany Eslick

Nothing dirty about ice cream, with Ambeth Ocampo

This week, co-host Devina Divecha sits down with food historian Ambeth Ocampo, who has been exploring Filipino art, culture, and food going back to the 19th century. This is one for the history & culture lovers, as Ambeth shares nuggets from his extensive research, including about a national hero of...

Liz McEnaney

Barjeels: Keeping cool in old Dubai

Summer in Dubai is intense with relentless humidity and temperatures soaring close to 50°C (122°F). How did people stay cool before air conditioning? We had heard about barjeels – traditional wind towers – but we didn’t quite know how they worked, or if they were still used today. So,...

Malak Fouad

Prince Abbas Hilmi

Prince Abbas Hilmi is a descendent of two Middle Eastern royal houses. Through his father, Prince Mohamed Abdel Moneim, he is a descendent of Mohamed Ali of Egypt, while his mother, Neslishah Sultan, was the granddaughter of Mehmed VI, the last Ottoman Sultan.

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