History of London diversity through food - CoArt & Pro

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Presentation about the culinary diversity in London by CoArt & Pro.
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History of London diversity through food - CoArt & Pro

  1. 1. Diversity Through Food  Many markets, many weird and wonderful foods!  Goldborne Market: Located just next to Portobello, caters to much much more local customers  Portobello Market: World Renknown, began as a fresh foods market in the 19th century  Borough Market: Traditionally English Cuisine, one of largest and oldest food markets in the world.  Brixton maret: Dates back to 1870, African and Carribean produce
  2. 2. Borough Market Near London Bridge the oldest bridge in London
  3. 3. Golborne Road Market  Near the much more famous portobello  Very local, doesn't even have signs to guide customers!  Morrocan and Portugese food
  4. 4. Golborne Road (Cont...)  Popular Kebab stand  Again shows the extent of diversity and cultural heterogeinity of London food markets
  5. 5. Portobello Road  Not only Arab Cuisine in London, but also European  German Cuisine: Stall vendor making chicken burger
  6. 6. Spanish Stall at Portobello road  Traditional Spanish Cuisine  Jamon Jamon Paela, Traditional Spanish Paella
  7. 7. Borough Market  Around since the 13th Century (so pretty old!)  Traditional British cuisine  *Below, Pie shop and salesman, Borough Market.
  8. 8. But...  Also international food, such as Turkish coffee, Spanish chorizo, olives from Greece, giant North Sea prawns  *Below: Chorizo Sandwich fromTapas Brindasa Spanish Food Shop
  9. 9.  Diversity not only with foreign markets, but traditional markets also trading foregin food  Shows how international influence affect British culture and English eating habits.
  10. 10. Chinatown  Originally at London's East End, but destroyed by WWII blitz  Post War popularity for Chinese foods, and reputation for new and exciting foods mean't Chinatown moved to West End  (Below) Roast Duck Specialists, Chinatown, London
  11. 11. Brick Lane  Brick Lane famous for it's street food; Sri Lankan food, Thai food, Turkish Delight and much more  Sri Lankan Curry Vendor
  12. 12. Whitechapel Market  Fruit, fish, spices, cleaning and produce that even people who live here (unless from Bangladesh) can't pronounce
  13. 13. So what?  A wide range of cultural hubs spannig the breadth of London  Food is how those hubs are expressed, from Chinatown in the west end, to Brick Lane in central london,  Borough market the oldest (and most English market) becoming international  Shows the influence these food hubs have had on traditional english markets  Food is cheap and good, which is why everyone in London has tried at least something from a different part of the world

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