#9 - Cricket in the US, the origin of filter coffee, and a desi man who was America’s first celebrity chef
Apr 9th, 2021 by threedesithings
We explore the rich history of cricket in North America and how the first ever cricket match in the world was between US and Canada. We also talk about some of our personal favorite cricket moments. We take a deep dive into the history of filter coffee and how it became inextricably linked with caste in South India. And finally, we talk about America’s first celebrity chef, a charismatic young man of Indian descent by the name of J. Ranji Smile. He was allegedly responsible, among other things, for teaching the women of America how to properly cook rice.
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