Renu Sikka

Renu Sikka is an Auckland-based writer, educator and the founder of Our Stories On Plate, a non-profit community social enterprise for empowering refugee and migrant women through cooking and sharing their cultural food stories.

Food
Oct 12, 2019

Light of my life: A Diwali memoir of family, food and fireworks

Symbolising the triumph of light over darkness and good over evil, Diwali – or Deepavali, as it's known in the south of India – will always hold a special place in Renu Sikka's heart.

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Food
May 7, 2019

The singular joy of the fast-breaking feast: a special recipe for Ramadan

Renu Sikka reminisces about discovering the delicious Ramadan foods of her Muslim friends while growing up in India, and shares a traditional recipe.

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