Nuzulah Iqbal from Indonesia wins #ATasteofYourWorld photo competition

By EBRD  Press Office
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Nuzulah Iqbal from Indonesia wins #ATasteofYourWorld photo competition

#ATasteofYourWorld received more than 500 photos of heritage food products, unique dishes and dining traditions

Joint FAO/EBRD Instagram contest shows the variety of national and regional foods

And the winner of the FAO/EBRD run #ATasteofYourWorld photo competition is…@abwazulaiqbal Nuzulah Iqbal with her photo of “Sego Lembut Iwak Asin” orSoft Rice Salt Fish”, a national Indonesian dish made of corn and salted Sambal fish. The picture was shortlisted with nine other great pictures by the communications teams at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN.

The final decision was put to public voting to all our followers and @abwazulaiqbal received an impressive 940 likes from Instagram users, beating the other two finalists - “Basket of tomatoes” from Italy, by Sarah May Grunwals (@sarah_may_g) with 482 likes and “Tumpeng” from Indonesia by Mashita Fajri M (@mashitaf_) with 403 likes.

Congratulations to Nuzulah Iqbal who wins the very special prize of a smartphone. The EBRD will showcase all 10 shortlisted photos in a slideshow during its 2017 Annual Meeting in Cyprus.

Nuzulah Iqbal explained why “Sego Lembut Iwak Asin” dish was so special to Indonesia: – “This food is traditional food from my hometown. Traditional culture is always special, and food is a part of it. We have to take care of it and preserve it”, said Nuzulah.

#ATasteofYourWorld received more than 500 photos of heritage food products, unique dishes and dining traditions from Albania, Armenia, Belarus, France, Georgia, Indonesia, Spain, Uzbekistan and many others.

Visit our @ebrd_official Instagram feed for the full list of finalists and their appetising pictures.