Zahir Janmohamed on his terrace in Juhapura, in the Muslim ghetto of Ahmedabad. Miranda Kennedy/ NPR hide caption

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Melanie Vanderlipe Ramil with her grandmother, who taught her to make the Filipino dish lumpia, in 2009. Courtesy of Melanie Vanderlipe Ramil hide caption

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