Fareeha Molvi

Fareeha Molvi is a cultural essayist who writes about identity in America. She is the creator of @browninmedia, which examines how brown people are portrayed on screen. You can find her @fareeha_m.
Ramadan, Dates, and the Evolution of a “Foreign” Food
Both dates and Ramadan are perceived as fairly recent additions to American life, despite the fact both have significant history in America.
May 10, 2021
Everything You Need to Know About Kichri, a Cherished South Asian Comfort Food
Kitchn Love Letters
If kichri was a piece of clothing, it would be the well-worn pair of sweats that you reach for to feel cozy but would never wear outside of the house.
Oct 21, 2020
The Refreshing, Lightly Floral Ingredient That Makes Iced Coffee So Much Better
Ingredient Intelligence
Plus three other ways to use it to amp up your drinks.
Sep 3, 2020
Iftar, Samosas, and the Month of Infinite Blessings Lived on Zoom
Preparing and enjoying iftar dishes has been one of the major ways my family has conjured the Ramadan spirit in our home this year.
May 5, 2020