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Sun, 7 Nov 2021, 10:45AM

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7 Nov 2021

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Sun, 7 Nov 2021, 10:45AM


Dunstan Playhouse


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Adam Liaw and Hetty McKinnon
Moderator: Benjamin Law 

Food begins at home, and in this session two celebrity chefs talk about family meals. In To Asia, With Love Hetty McKinnon celebrates the food of her Chinese childhood in Australia. In Tonight’s Dinner Adam Liaw once again makes Asian food easy and delicious. Together they explore their own personal histories and encourage new takes on tradition. Join them for a conversation about memory, culture and food.

Hetty McKinnon is a Chinese-Australian cook and food writer based in Brooklyn, New York. She is the author of four bestselling cookbooks, Community, Neighbourhood, the award-winning Family and her latest To Asia, With Love. Hetty is also the editor and publisher of multicultural food journal Peddler and the host of the magazine’s podcast The House Specials.
Image credit: Shirley Cai

Adam Liaw is a cook, author and television presenter also well-known as the winner of MasterChef Australia. A regular contributor to numerous publications, Adam also hosts the popular SBS television series Destination Flavour and The Cook Up with Adam Liaw.
Image credit: Hardie Grant

Benjamin Law is a writer and broadcaster. He’s the author of The Family Law (2010), Gaysia (2012), the Quarterly Essay Moral Panic 101 (2017) and editor of Growing Up Queer in Australia (2019). Benjamin created and co-wrote three seasons of the award-winning SBS TV series The Family Law, based on his memoir, and his sold-out debut play Torch the Place (Melbourne Theatre Company) ran February– March 2020.