When:
Tuesday, Oct 02, 2018 6:00p -
8:00p

Where:
Boston University
808 Commonwealth ave, Room 117
Boston, MA 02215

Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Food, Lectures & Conferences

Event website:
http://www.bu.edu/phpbin/registration-manager-catalogs/foodandwine/app/catalog.php?action=section&course_section_id=3845

Edna Lewis (1916–2006) wrote some of America's most resonant, lyrical, and significant cookbooks, including the now-classic The Taste of Country Cooking. Lewis cooked and wrote as a means to explore her memories of childhood on a farm in Freetown, Virginia, a community first founded by black families freed from slavery. Her reputation as a trailblazer in the revival of regional cooking and as a progenitor of the farm-to-table movement continues to grow. Sara Franklin, the book’s editor, discusses Lewis’s impact and how she brought together so many different perspectives on Lewis’s life and work. Franklin is a writer and food studies scholar teaching at New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study. She has a PhD in food studies from NYU. This talk will also feature a small tasting by James Beard-award winning chef Barry Maiden, who counts Edna Lewis among one of his culinary inspirations.

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02/10/2018 18:00:00 02/10/2018 20:00:00 15 Edna Lewis: At The Table With an American Original with Sarah Franklin Edna Lewis (1916–2006) wrote some of America's most resonant, lyrical, and significant cookbooks, including the now-classic The Taste of Country Cooking. Lewis cooked and wrote as a means to explor... Boston University, Boston, MA 02215 Organizer Organizer e-mail false DD/MM/YYYY Reddit