Virginia Conversations: Afro-Cuisine

Afroculinaria04On this edition “Virginia Conversations” we commemorate Black History Month with a taste of how southern cuisine was influenced by the slave trade.  Host May-Lily Lee’s guests include  afro-culinary historian  Micheal Twitty and Lara Templin, an interpreter from the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation.  How the slaves from African changed our diet here in Virginia… and throughout the South.

For more information about the guests and information featured in the program:

Visit Michael Twitty’s website here.

Visit “From Africa to Virginia” - the theme of interpretive programs throughout February at Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center history museums.

Visit the website of Andi Cumbo-Floyd, author “The Slaves Have Names” here.

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