The untold Jewish history of fish and chips



Did you know the iconic British dish fish and chips actually has Jewish origins? Yara explains the lesser known history of how fried fish and potatoes (with malt vinegar) got to the UK’s shores and what it had to do with the Spanish Inquisition – a time when Jews and Muslims alike were expelled from Spain and Portugal in the late 1400s.

Watch Sana’s Video on Chicken Tikka Masala here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqR1fh7X3Yw

#RoshHashanah #FoodHistory #JewishHistory

HOST/PRODUCER: Yara Elmjouie
SENIOR PRODUCER: Tabish Talib
PRODUCER: Serena Ajbani
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER: Eileen Salazar
PRODUCER: Adrienne Blaine
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Sarah Nasr

ART DIRECTOR: Corinna Wollmann
EDITOR: Tabish Talib
ADDTIONAL EDITING: Eileen Salazar
FINISHING EDITOR: Corinna Wollmann
CAMERA: Tabish Talib, Serena Ajbani, Corinna Wollmann
LIGHTING: Corinna Wollmann

SPECIAL THANKS: Professor Panikos Panayi (De Montfort University)

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