• ‘Red wall' food: serving up our class differences on a plate | Letters

    20 days ago - By The Guardian

    John Williams and Trevor Smith on the cultural differences in what we eat How I wish I could agree with Jonathan Nunn ( From polenta to lemons: the everyday foods demonised by Britain's class wars, 2 October ) that food is no longer an indicator of class in Britain. He names “ackee, pierogi and shatkora” as typical working-class foods and suggests that the stereotypically middle-class lentils, quinoa, avocado and hummus are now “a quotidian part of the national cuisine”. Sadly, I must disillusion him. I live in a post-industrial “red wall” town that voted for Brexit and elected its first...
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