We are delighted to introduce you to Dina Begum, recently appointed Ambassador of the The Sreepur Village's nutritional programme, which helps to empower more women and children through health and nutrition.
Dina Begum is a cookbook author and writer who is passionate about highlighting the recipes and food traditions of Bangladesh. Dina is increasingly called upon to write for nationwide publications and her recipes have been featured in The Telegraph, The Herald, Huffington Post, Metro and The Scotsman, amongst others.
Dina is a member of the Guild of Food Writers and her debut cookbook ‘The Brick Lane Cookbook,’ (Kitchen Press in 2018) celebrates the diverse food culture of London’s iconic Brick Lane. She has written a feature and recipes series for Great British Chefs, based on the six seasons of Bangladeshi cuisine and filmed a spice blends tutorial series for Yodomo.
Dina has hosted a popular Bangladeshi pop up at Darjeeling Express to showcase home cooking favourites, as part of their #WomenInFood series and has an upcoming programme at The Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD) and supperclub at Archestratus in New York.
To coincide with Drowning Prevention Week on June 14, The Sreepur Village, Bangladesh would like to highlight the importance of its #SwimSafe Campaign this summer.