GrandMas Project - sharing the world's most delicious heritage
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Grandmas Project is a collaborative web-series sharing the recipes and stories of grandmas around the world, filmed by their grandchildren. Here you can watch films, apply as a filmmaker, explore recipes, share stories about your own grandma – and more.

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Sindhi Kadhi

a recipe by Nani, a film by Natasha Raheja

India

Soufflé au fromage

a recipe by Yaya, a film by Chloé Ledoux

France

Ajvar

a recipe by Marta Dilparić, a film by Ivana Barišić

Serbia - The Netherlands

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contribute

If you’re a professional filmmaker or film student and want to submit a proposal for your own Grandma film, please apply through our call for projects (closes July 16, 2016). Selected filmmakers have to follow three simple rules

filming their own grandma

showing one recipe

in a 8 minute film

not a filmmaker? no worries!

We’re welcoming contributions from anyone. Send us one photo of your grandma and a short text about her or simply use the hashtag #grandmasproject on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

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Geneviève alias Ginette

by Anaïs

France (Haute-Saône)

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« Ma Mami avait été enseignante des arts ménagers et de fait cuisine comme dressage étaient toujours tenus au cordeau.…

Marie-Thérèse Charlotte

by Anaïs

France (Vosges)

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« Ma Mami est née et a passé toute sa vie dans un petit village des Vosges. Les fourneaux étaient…

Linette

by Christiane Sigel

France (Alsace)

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« Ma grand-mère Linette vivait seule dans son petit appartement à Strasbourg, et tout était douceur et raffinement chez elle.…

Catherine

by Camille

France

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« Ma grand mère d’origine corse a vécu à Paris pendant 50 ans. Elle a quitté sa ville natale par…

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press quotes

“Talking about food means so much more than talking about food.”

(Français) « Avec ce projet c’est l’envie de partager, de conserver, de transmettre qui aujourd’hui est important. La mémoire disparaît et on en a besoin »

“What’s trending right now is to participate to Grandmas Project”

“It is not only spices and olive oil but memory and transmission”

“Avós são sempre avós, em todo lugar: cheias de mimos, apelidos carinhosos (às vezes a paciência um pouco curta), e muita história para contar”

“An idea both endearing and appealing!”