Presented by Colleen Sen, PhD
Author, Culinary Historian
“The history of Indian food in America has been largely neglected, even though it is much older than Chinese American cuisine,” says Colleen Sen, PhD, one of our nation’s foremost authorities on South Asian food.
Please join us as Colleen regales us with a buffet of flavorful facts about one of the world’s greatest cuisines, and its long-simmering impact on our nation and our city. Continue reading
Presented by Ellen King, Hewn Bakery
“The future of food actually lies in the past,” says Ellen King, co-owner and head baker of the nationally acclaimed Hewn Bakery in Evanston, where she creates hand-forged artisan bread. (www.hewnbread.com).There’s more than a grain of truth to everything Ellen believes in. A historian by training, Ellen joins us to share the history of heirloom grains, and her company’s commitment to furthering the local grain economies in the Midwest. Continue reading
Presented by Catherine Lambrecht
Vice-President, Culinary Historians of Chicago
Come join us as the Culinary Historians’ own Catherine Lambrecht dishes on her upcoming book, Family Heirloom Recipes, an Illinois Bicentennial Project..
The book is based on Cathy’s work through the Greater Midwest Foodways Alliance, and was also inspired by her own family’s heirloom recipes. Continue reading
Presented by Dino Dean
Producer, The Black Foodies
Recipes promised during the presentation:
Beef Briskett and baked Potato Potato
Corn Bread Pudding
Eazy Peazy Guacamole
Granny’s Pumpkin cake
Whiskey BBQ sauce recipe
Most of us adore barbecue. We just can’t seem to get enough of it. And just about all of us have imbibed in such iconic barbecue styles as Memphis, Texas and Kansas City. But did you know that Chicago has its own zesty style? Continue reading
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Presented by Nancie McDermott,
Cookbook Author, Cooking Teacher, and confirmed Southern Belle
According to acclaimed cookbook author Nancie McDermott, there are a dozen iconic fruits which hold an historic and enduring place on the Southern table. A Southerner herself, Nancie is in Chicago to spread the gospel of these beloved fruits and share the delicious rituals that surround them so that we Northerners can bring them across the Mason-Dixon line to our tables. Continue reading