Double Delicious
Workshops & Activities

Double Delicious

Dates

Thu 19 May - Sat 21 May

Hours

7.30 pm (Thur)

Duration

1 hour 40 minutes (no interval)

Location

Studio
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The flavours and aromas of our favourite dishes wind their way through the deepest recesses of our being, and even the thought of a particular meal can transport us back to a pivotal moment.

Cast:

  • Valerie Berry, Storyteller
  • Jennifer Wong, Storyteller
  • Heather Jeong, Storyteller
  • Benjamin Law, Storyteller
  • Raghav Handa, Storyteller

 

After sell-out seasons at Sydney Festival, Asia TOPA and Oz Asia Festival, Double Delicious sees storyteller cooks share secrets behind the dishes that proved significant in their lives.

Kim Chi master Heather Jeong recalls meeting her father for the first time at the age of 9. Dancer-choreographer Raghav Handa grapples with the loss of ritual, and how it fits into his contemporary life in Australia. Performer Valerie Berry recalls the shock of moving, as a child, from bustling Manila to outback Ceduna. Writer Benjamin Law tells the hilarious story of growing up in the shadow of the Big Pineapple. And writer and comedian Jennifer Wong recounts the many kinds of sweetness that nourish and heal.

This truly is a show that tantalises all the senses. Audiences will have the unique opportunity to taste the story. Bitter and sweet, each story culminates in an authentic recreation of the storyteller’s chosen dish.

 

Looking for an entrée? Join Double Delicious storyteller Heather Leong on Sunday 3 April for a special workshop about her process that includes a Kimchee demonstration.

 

Recommended for audiences aged 12+.

Image: Benjamin Law - Photo by Clare Hawley

"Lush and evocative … tantalising all the senses.”
★★★★1/2 Cara Anderson, Limelight Magazine

Double Delicious Presenting Partners

 

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Tickets

All tickets $70.00

Ticket price includes a taster of each storyteller’s dish.

Please note: A Service fee of $3.00 applies to bookings made online and by phone (unless tickets are free of charge). Delivery Fees may also apply.