A Courtesan’s Kitchen
The Courtesans of Lucknow, India -- their sumptuous and mannered aesthetics, their culture of refined discourse and rebellious living, their lifestyle of physical decadence and ascetic philosophy of love -- have inspired A Courtesan’s Kitchen; a table of bites that I created and cooked up at Discostan, July 2019.
A Fig Cake for Jackie
A Film by
Jodie Turner - Smith
A Custom Cardamom Chai, Fig, Pistachio and Pearl cake for Jackie. A short film and directorial debut by
Jodie Turner-Smith for Gucci x Dazed.
Fire & AirA Struggle For Change
A Group Show - 2020
I believe that the food which we eat affects both the body and the mind, and always consumes all of our senses. The mind balances the body, and they mutually affect each other. We are both at the same time, and one cannot be without the other.
A fish is the symbol of life, fertility, blessings, prosperity and abundance across many cultures, from Asia to Africa. And lord knows we need all of the above in these times. It is also beautiful, fun to cook whole and nutritious.
DIY Hot Dog
Champion + Pacman Product Launch
The collaboration between Champion and Pac-Man is a true marriage of the 80s and 90s across America and Japan. This food and beverage concept references the fast food joints of America, the commercial processes of the 90s with the visual identity of Pac-Man.
I present to you “DIY Hot Dog”
“You were born for this” A book by Chani Nicholas. I presented food to feel full in the belly and the soul. I created urns with curves that represented fullness and female beauty. They were definitely themes for the evening. The urns were filled with very filling food for the guests. It was a full evening all around.