Writing, research + talks
A selection of published pieces
Published Articles List
How Pepper Changed the World (Guardian)
People, Place and Produce (Good Beer Hunting)
Restaurants as Start Signs (Eater London)
Petrol is not a Personality (Sir Kensington Integrity Report)
A Land of Rice & History: to role of tuak in Sarawak, Malaysia (Good Beer Hunting)
The Future is Lettuce (SANDWICH MAGAZINE)
A Californian Farmer (SANDWICH MAG)
The Evolution of Whisky (MR PORTER)
Got Milk? (CAFFEINE MAGAZINE)
A Match Made in Hemp (CAFFEINE MAGAZINE)
Why Prosecco is Rivalling Champagne This Winter (MR PORTER)
The Designer Making High Art Out of Food Waste (MR PORTER)
Food On The Edge: a community (CODE QUARTERLY)
Eating Animals (LONDON COURIER)
Cooking Home and Complicating Nostalgia (CRUST MAGAZINE)
(YES & NO)
Britain's First Chef's Table Star: Asma Khan (EATER LONDON)
Taste of Place: WRC podcast
Writer and host of Whetstone Radio Collective podcast, launched September 2022.
This podcast explores colonialism, traces trade routes, meets pepper farmers, discovers spice molecules and delves into the mysteries of perfume. A narrative podcast that aims to untangle our understanding of the past and investigate our relationship with nostalgia, with the taste of pepper as the thread.
Chinese and Other Asian: a book
To be published in Spring 2025 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson, this book will explore the identity and experience of East & South East Asian communities in the UK, contextualising history with contemporary lives.
Through the box ticking of identity forms, bureaucracy has enabled a vast and varied identity to be swept into homogeneity. This book looks to unpick these narratives.
CONVERSATION + other poetry
Limited edition collaboration with photographer Katherine Leedale:
Poetry predominantly written for performance. I have performed in London, Berlin and Malaysia.
My poetry has been published in various independent publications.
Listen here Anna reading her poem Eyes Closed Against The Night, written for At The Table issue 2, read at Voices At The Table
Don't sing in the kitchen, you'll marry an old man
A one woman show that involves cooking and feeding the audience.
This is the website about the project.