ShayShay is a performance artist and queer event organizer living in North East London. In this episode they make Soondubu Jjigae and Inari. They talk about their connection with drag and their new understanding of embracing their asian culture.
Michael Chapman is a portrait photographer living in southwest London. In this episode he makes a lemon sponge cake with a lemon sugar crunch topping and talks about his experience growing up queer in the U.K.
Just May is a drag performer in East London. In this episode they make lasagna and talk about their relationship to the Spice Girls and their inspiration behind performing drag.
Zayn Phallic is a London-Based Drag King & Producer of the KOC (Kings of Color) Initiative. In this episode Zayn makes a Jollof Salad and talks about their work as a Drag King and Producer at the KOC Initiative.
Tasha Marks is a food historian and artist living in London. In this episode Tasha makes a Butternut Squash Tagine, a color changing Butterfly Pea Gin & Tonic and Chocolate Marble with Chocolate Ice Cream. In this episode they talk about their relationship to history and food and how they created their unique career as a food historian. Check out their creative practice: AVM Curiosities below: http://www.avmcuriosities.com
Travis Alabanza is a London-based writer, theater maker and performance artist. Travis reads "The Sea" from their poetry book "Before I Step Outside (You Love Me) and talks about their process as a writer. In this episode they make Beans on Toast and Travis talks about the special relationship they have with food and their roots. I'm incredibly grateful for this episode. I started following Travis Alabanza on social media while moving to London. I'm a huge fan of their work as a writer and performance artist. Their work is incredibly important. A huge thanks to Travis for participating in the series. Please follow their work and go to their performances!
Chris Ilankovan runs TMH Projects (Take Me Home Projects). TMH Projects is a London based collaborative which hosts events that aim to bring various communities together by celebrating the joy of community through food, art and peformance. In this episode they make Milk Rice, Fresh Coconut Sambal, Egg Sothi, Cucumber Salad and Peanut Kathirikai (aubergine). Chris talks about his relationship with home cooked food and growing up Queer in an immigrant family. Check out the latest episode. Now streaming on Youtube, Facebook and the website linked in my profile. More info on TMH Projects: http://www.takemehomeprojects.com
Georgeous Michael is a London based Drag King. In this episode they make "Boiled Eggs and Soldiers" and talk about how baking can be a healthy distraction from the day to day rhythm and gives us insight on how their drag became what it is today.
Jess is a queer mom, nurse and organizer for LadyFest Binghamton 2018 / Ladyfest Binghamton. In this episode, Jess makes a Loaded Sweet Potato and talks about how past relationships helped open her mind to healthy eating.
Ladyfest Binghamton is a community-based, not-for-profit global music and arts festival for feminist and women artists. LadyFest offers a combination of bands, musical groups, performance artists, authors, spoken word and visual artists, films, lectures, art exhibitions and workshops. The goal of the Binghamton Ladyfest is to create that inclusive feminist space. Our feminism is intersectional, all are welcome, WoC, trans women, and non-binary individuals, as well as those of all genders to celebrate our diversity, empowerment and to uplift our local community.
Take me to church, Mark T Cox ! This episode is just in time for Good Friday! In this episode, Mark talks about his past as an organ boy at his church in Ireland and how this inspired him to be a queer entertainer. He makes his spin on an Irish Breakfast with Sweet Potato Cakes and Fried Eggs. Check out the latest episode! Check out the latest episode for Season Five! Now Streaming on Youtube, Facebook and the Home Queer Cooking Website. .
Sheila is a food photographer living in East London. In this episode, Sheila talks about her new project; Sex Menu. Sex Menu is a photo series that wants to understand the interplay between food and sex as ritual and process, as a means of communication, seduction, foreplay and post-glow. She makes a home favorite, Nigerian Omelettes and talks about her past as a roller derby athlete and her creative relationship to food and community. Check out the latest episode for Season Five! Now Streaming on Youtube, Facebook and the Home Queer Cooking Website.
More info on Sex Menu: http://www.sheilatheassist.co.uk/sex-menu#!
Marquis is a make up artist & social media diva living in Brooklyn, New York. We had so much fun dancing and cutting up cheese while filming this episode. In this episode he makes his favorite comfort food, Mac & Cheese. He talks about how New York is a thriving city with opportunities for queer people and how this gives him confidence understanding his identity.
Brandon lives in Binghamton, New York where he works in the local hospital as a Perioperative Manager. In this episode Brandon makes a family dish; Chicken Paprikash with Spaetzle. Brandon talks about his close connection to his family and Jewish heritage and how learning to be patient with himself and others led him to a wider understanding of the LGBTQ community. Check out the latest episode!
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Santos Muñoz is a portrait photographer living in Brooklyn, New York. In this episode he cooks French Toast and Scrambled Eggs. Santos recently came out with his new series of work "No One Exists Alone" a series that explores queer vulnerability. He talks about how he creates connections in New York through his art and how connecting through love and vulnerability is a way he protects himself in the community.
For more work by Santos, check out his website here: www.santosmunoz.com/
Find him on instagram: www.instagram.com/smunoz811/
Peter & Manny live in Brooklyn, New York. In this episode, they cook Turkey Chili, a recipe that has history and a lot of love. They talk about how they keep a healthy relationship despite all of the fear and obstacles life throws at you.
Zee lives in East London where he is beginning to explore different queer communities in the city. In this episode he makes Butter Chicken and talks about his close relationship to his Punjabi culture. Check out the latest episode with one of my favorite people!
Lysander Dove is the manager of Bar Wotever at the The Royal Vauxhall Tavern in London. Lysander and his team at Bar Wotever create an inclusive and diverse weekly queer variety show featuring talented LGBT and Queer performers from all over the world. This is one of the longest running weekly queer performance events every Tuesday night!
In this episode, Lysander makes Spiced Cauliflower and Potatoes with a Spiced Tomato and Tamarind Sauce. Lysander talks about managing Bar Wotever and his experience growing up queer in London.
Adrya is a photographer & model in West London. In this episode he makes a dish from the island of Dominica: Salmon, Chickpeas and Rice. He talks about his close connection with his family and how the queer scene in London can be whitewashed and not accepting for QPOC.
Please donate to the island of Dominica. The island was completely destroyed by Hurricane Maria and needs your help! Adryan and his family are working very hard to get donations and contributions to the island. If anyone has any other information for donations and contributions please post in the comments. Some information can be found here: http://www.dominicarelief.org
Rubyyy Jones & Prinx Lydia are a couple living in Greenwich, London. Rubyyy Jones is a performance artist and burlesque performer. In this episode Rubyyy makes Mushroom Bruschetta and talks about being a queer woman in London. Prinx Lydia is a queer fashion designer who makes clothing for queer people and runs a pop up binding boutique. In this episode they make Mushroom Risotto.
Davie - Home, A Queer Cooking Series
Davie lives in East London. In this episode he makes homemade Sausage Rolls. He talks about how the representation of gay men growing up in Essex effected how he sees himself today.
Ethan lives in Brooklyn, New York. In this episode he cooks a D.C favorite, Steak and Mumbo Sauce and cheesy eggs. He talks about his experience moving to New York and how the city changed who he is today.
Matthew is a visual artist and graphic designer living in Bed Stuy, Brooklyn. In this episode Matthew makes Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies and talks about their work as an artist and how even at the gig food plays a big part. Check out the latest episode!
Renato is an owner of the bakery BAKED and a cookbook author living in Gowanus, Brooklyn. In this episode he bakes his Mom's Olive Oil Orange Bundt from his cookbook Baked Explorations and talks about how gay culture may change in the current U.S political climate.
Noah and Adam are a couple living in Cobble Hill in Brooklyn. In this episode Noah and Adam cook breakfast and talk about how important making time together is for their relationship during this morning meal.
Toast Water is a culinary art book created by photographer Noah Fecks, food stylist and author Victoria Granof with art direction and design by Adam Kendall Woods. Together they illustrated vintage recipes from Noah's nana as a bound volume of inspired photographs and original text.
Make sure to buy your copy here! : https://toastwater.com/
Andy & James are co-founders at Slay TV, a queer media network. In this episode, James cooks Mac and Cheese and Andy cooks Beef Stew. Andy & James talk about how identifying as queer gives them freedom in their sexuality.
Steph & Max live in Rochester, New York. In this episode Steph & Max make a family favorite "Conception Manicotti" and talk about how their queer home is formed through loss and love.
Lasana Shabazz - Home, A Queer Cooking Series
Lasana Shabazz is a performance artist living in London. Lasana cooks corn beef and rice and talks about what it means to be a black artist in the queer community.
Marcel and Matthias, Home - A Queer Cooking Series
Marcel and Matthias are a couple living in Berlin, Germany. In this episode they make Shakshuka and Hummus and talk about how food brings them together even through depression.
Jonha - Home, A Queer Cooking Series
Jonha is an artist and a farmer from Upstate New York. In this episode he is talking about the importance of whole foods and cooking pizza.
Shy - Home, A Queer Cooking Series
Shy is a talented instrumentalist, tarot reader and warm soul. In this episode, she cooks Slut Spaghetti and talks about how pop culture inspires her to cook even when she doesn't want to.
Blaize Henry - Home, A Queer Cooking Series
Blaize Henry is a violinist living in South London. In this episode, Blaize cooks fried chicken and macaroni cheese and talks about his queerness.
Warwick - Home, A Queer Cooking Series
Warwick is a nudist and volunteer who lives in Central London. In this episode he bakes us his famous Chocolate Cake and talks about how he volunteers and helps out his neighborhood in Central London.
John is an artist living in Stoke Newington in East London. In this episode he cooks Porrusalda and talks about how food brings people together.