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A Quick Ting On Plantain

Rui Da Silva

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Recognised as one of the most beloved fruits of the Black diaspora, Plantain holds profound value within the cultures and communities it is part of. A Quick Ting On: Plantain is a cultural insight into the versatile fruit.

Through exploring the sentimental meaning plantain has within Black households and cultures alike, this book reveals how food within the Black community is an intimate marker of identity and culture.

This concise and insightful book traces the international history of Plantain as well as delving into the contemporary issues surrounding the fruit, such as inflation, gentrification and its social media community. A Quick On: Plantain is a celebratory look of how food, people and culture intersect.

Product Details 

Publisher: Jacaranda Books Art Music Ltd
Publication date: 31 March 2022
Type:
Hardback