In today’s episode, I’m really happy to be able to introduce you to Raymond Liens, he shares pieces of his wonderful family story – like growing up in South Vietnam, their journey to Canada being government sponsored, opening the first South-East Asian grocery store in Winnipeg – being the first to bring Sriracha to Canada, we also discuss how food is an incredible conduit to preserving culture and heritage – so keep on listening and let’s dive right in!
Along with being passionate about food, Raymond is also a cook himself and has classes available! He’s currently working with In My Kitchen Vancouver which is an organization that offers immersive Culinary Adventures from Cooks of many different diverse cultures – they share their unique recipes so be sure to head to www.inmykitchen.ca to check it out!
Be sure to visit holdingheritage.com for show notes and more information.
Music by Blue Wednesday – be sure to check him out!