Event — Smithsonian National Museum of American History

Cooking Demonstration: Crops, Culture and Lowcountry Cuisine with Michael Twitty and Glenn Roberts

Where: American History Museum | Wallace H. Coulter Demonstration KitchenCooking Demonstration: Crops, Culture and Lowcountry Cuisine with Michael Twitty and Glenn Roberts

Constitution Ave NW between 12th & 14th Streets, Washington, DC

When: Wednesday, July 19, 2017 | 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Details: How has food connected people across time and space from Africa to the Caribbean to the American South? How do dishes reveal the culture, climate, and history of a place and its people? Glenn Roberts, founder of Anson Mills, will explore the history and preservation of heirloom grains, especially rice. A cooking demonstration from culinary historian Michael Twitty will focus on the preparation of dishes from geographic areas in which rice is staple grain. Co-hosted with the March on Washington Film Festival.

Cost: Free

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