'Our culture, our home': COVID lockdown claims refugee-run restaurant - The Sydney Morning Herald

Held in an immigration centre in Broadmeadows for nearly six years, Tamil refugee Nirma Murugamoorthy kept going with the help of cooking and sharing meals. When he was released from detention in 2015, Mr Murugamoorthy turned his passion for cooking into a job – one that allowed him to share food and stories about his past and the home he was forced to flee. 

Now, Tamil Feasts, the Brunswick restaurant operation inspired by his and other asylum seekers’ passion for cooking Sri Lankan food in detention, has become a casualty of the coronavirus pandemic. Click here to read the full SMH article. 

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