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Raised in Australia to Macedonian parents, Sandy marries a German man whose life parallels hers in many ways.
A young woman falls in love with falling in love – until she finds a man who makes her stop. Samina tells of her great Dutch love and his conversion to Islam.
After moving to Australia from Israel, Ita starts Genesis, a restaurant and food sanctuary based in the Perth Hills.
Velaphi and Takako reflect on the challenges of marriage across cultures – starting with a conversation about their wedding day on a warm Perth day in 1980.
A warm and generous cook who loves having a full house teaches us how to bake a special bread with roots in her beloved homeland.
A young woman who came to Australia as a refugee at the age of eight decides to be a doctor, a lawyer and a politician.
“Whenever we come together as a family which wouldn’t happen very often… we would all eat Vietnamese food and spring rolls were definitely one of the ones we’d all have. There's a feeling of community coming together, like a reunion almost.”
“My dad’s parents are from Myanmar. They emigrated here in their 20s and this is that one curry that my family has eaten our whole lives.”
“…when I make the dish now compared to when people made it 50 years ago, or 100 years ago, or are still making it now in Iran, or all over the world—space and time doesn’t exist for those things.”
“Every time I’d go to my grandma’s, or every time we'd have a family dinner, she would always bring them. If not to eat, then just for spares, you know. She’d always bring spare food, and a “here, have this later” kind of thing...”
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