Russia Through Its Belly: Talks with Tastings
Next talk 12 Feb, 6.30pm: "Eating Ukraine and its lard(er)" by Katrina Kollegaeva, graduate of Ma Anthropology of Food (SOAS).
A quietly controversial ingredient - a source of national pride, countless jokes, and a whatever shrug – salo is a fascinating tool to try to understand Ukraine. And its relationship with Russia.
Salo is also melt-in-your-mouth delicious and we are yet to meet a person – from former USSR or a Brit – who we haven’t managed to convince of that!