Stokes’ piece is significant in a variety of ways: it’s real, it’s honest, and so relatable.
Author Ashley Thuthao Keng Dam
Born and raised in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, Ashley Thuthao Keng Dam is a PhD researcher in Ecogastronomy who currently resides in Turin, Italy. Ashley’s interests (both academic and not) centre around the empowerment of marginalised women in numerous forms. They are the producer of two podcasts: “Recycled Air” and “Bites of the Round Table”, as well as the editor for the food and arts zine “Gastronomical Grrrls”.