Annie Hariharan

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Multimedia University - Malaysia
Food History, Food Politics, South East Asian Food
  • Annie is currently researching and cataloging the various banana varieties in Malaysia and Indonesia.
  • She taught a class on the history of fermented shrimp in her city of Melbourne, Australia and might do it again if there is demand.
  • She once bumped into the judges from MasterChef Australia who were filming on location but did not have the courage to say hi.


Annie is a business consultant who became a food and pop culture feature writer at the start of 2020. She uses her skills from the corporate world to deep dive into niche topics and write data-driven and engaging articles. Her specific focus is the food in South East Asia and her work has appeared in The Guardian, Whetstone Journal, and Eater.


Annie is an Accounting graduate from Multimedia University, Malaysia.
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