Make Yourself Understood Around the World

Using hand gestures can be a great way to make yourself understood. Photo by Beatrice Murch on Wikimedia Commons.

Edible East Bay writer Anna Mindess is also an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter. If you enjoyed her story in our Fall Harvest 2017 issue about a cooking competition among Deaf chefs, you’ll want to check out her new story in Afar magazine, which offers tips and techniques she’s learned from the Deaf community about how to be understood without words wherever your travels may lead.