The Cooking Gene
A Journey Through African-American Culinary History in the Old SoutheBook - 2017
From Library Staff
Food historian Michael Twitty’s book about African-American culinary history is really much bigger than that. It’s about food, memory, history, ancestry, slavery, the American South, cultural geography and more. It’s a twisty, often surprising narrative as Twitty engages readers in both West Afri... Read More »
Chicago Public Library recommends this title as one of the best books published in 2017.