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May 24, 2024
This Is TASTE 406: Fictional Food Comes Alive with Celina Baljeet Basra

Celina Baljeet Basra is the Berlin based author of Happy, a sweet and surreal postmodern novel released last year. It follows a young man named Happy from his family cabbage farm in Punjab to his clandestine journey to Europe, and the service jobs he works along the way. I’ve never read a book quite like Happy and it’s so fun to have Celina on the show to talk about unconventional food writing, her favorite restaurants in Berlin, and more.


Aliza Abarbanel

Aliza Abarbanel is a contributing editor at TASTE, the co-founder and co-editor of Cake Zine, and a freelance writer based in Brooklyn. Previously, she was an editor at Bon Appetit.