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Leftover

Leftover is perhaps a term we encounter everyday. They have always been there. However, what it refers to has also varied through temporal contexts, cultural habits and semiotic values born out of these habits. Yet we recognize their presence: quiet (sometimes invisible) archives that mark our human choreographies of production and consumption that remain unfinished… Continue reading Leftover

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Serendipity

Serendipity refers to occurrences of unexpected encounters, pleasant surprises and accidental discoveries or 'eureka' moments. They are delicate phenomena that create such an impact to the recipient of the experience precisely because of the uncertainty that precedes its advent. he earliest recorded use of the word 'serendipity' dates back to 18th century, when art historian… Continue reading Serendipity

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#Unlearning in the 21st Century Economy: Lessons from a Vietnamese Spring Roll

from Marjorie Brans, a guest of a Nowhere Kitchen dinner that served 'Social Rolls' inspired by the Vietnamese rice paper rolls. Originally published by the author in 11 January 2017, two years after attending this dinner. A few years ago, I attended a formal business dinner with a surprise: guests were to prepare the meal.… Continue reading #Unlearning in the 21st Century Economy: Lessons from a Vietnamese Spring Roll

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Sari-Sari. A Home for Cooking and Many Things

Photo: Marie Capesius After 5 years of nomadic cooking, various encounters around the world, Nowhere Kitchen finds itself a little homebase in Berlin. A space that one could call home, a beautiful leftover from other cooking serendipities. Welcome home to Sari-Sari! We dedicate it as a salon for diverse cooking stories, theatres and pop-up projects.… Continue reading Sari-Sari. A Home for Cooking and Many Things

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Pepe Dayaw / Agora Cook-in-Residence

Agora FOOD is a platform that brings together initiatives engaged to explore current approaches to food. Through various projects, Agora FOOD intends to create a place for exchange and development of people engaged in innovative forms of thinking, producing, cooking and consuming food. Agora’s kitchen – part studio, part laboratory – has become a place… Continue reading Pepe Dayaw / Agora Cook-in-Residence

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dayaw / cooking the filipino contemporary

Berlin, June 2015 jeepney stew series POP-UP KITCHEN / 'Dayaw' Next: 24 June 2015, Markthalle Neun, Berlin event link Photos: Kay Abaño ‘Dayaw’ means to come together in celebration. When Filipinos gather, they don't really say ‘how are you?’ to greet each other. They would instead utilise ‘kumain ka na?’ (have you eaten?) as a… Continue reading dayaw / cooking the filipino contemporary