Reaching out: How Sahar Elsemary tells stories with food

Before she proceeded walking, Sahar Elsemary paused in front of the halal butcher, gathering everyone together to explain what it means to be Muslim. As a Taste Cultural Food Tours guide, Elsemary said she hopes to be able to educate people about the Middle Eastern culture, from food through to religion. Elsemary’s desire to teach stems back to when she still lived in Egypt and … Continue reading Reaching out: How Sahar Elsemary tells stories with food

Food lessons: Yamane Fayed shows and tells

By way of introduction to a small group of people who have joined her for the Food, Faith Feast Taste Tour, Yamane Fayed clarifies she is no “foodie”, but she does love food. Fayed has been a Taste tour guide of the Bonnyrigg area for the last two years, after being recommended by a friend who was one of the co-founders of Taste Tours. “I was just … Continue reading Food lessons: Yamane Fayed shows and tells