So much is passed down from generation to generation - but it sometimes takes time for the next generation to recognize how the past affects their own lives. Hearing their family history shows three generations of the Abercia family how values are passed down from their forebears. Chef Ali El Sayed's son Esmaeel is just beginning to understand how his father's Egyptian heritage fits in with his own identity as a native-born American living in ethnically diverse Queens, and the family recipes Kamal Al-Faqih learned from his mother led him to his calling as a chef and cookbook author.
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Episode #106 / Length: 26 minutes