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Saturday, February 15 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Koshersoul: Creating an African American Jewish Identity with Food

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Join culinary historian Michael W. Twitty for a fascinating journey through the dual struggles and triumphs of the African and Jewish Diasporas as expressed through their cuisines.  As an African-American Jew, Michael uses this history to create his own unique food voice and culinary expression.  We will be preparing black-eyed pea hummus during the discussion.

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Michael Twitty

Michael W. Twitty is a culinary historian and Jewish educator focusing on both African-American and Jewish food and their relationships to their respective folk cultures.  His website is the first blog devoted to preserving historic African-American foods and foodways, and chronicles his journey as an African-American Jew creating his own traditions.  He is currently working on a book based on his Cooking Gene Project.


Saturday February 15, 2014 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Ballroom III

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