Nearly all writers on Southern food agree that African slaves influenced the evolution of Southern food. Here’s a video of Burkina Faso, where I lived for two years, and a lunch served in a village. AdvertisementsRead more "West African Origins of Southern Cooking"
Esa nearly drops the wine bottle, all because of colonial British ideas about propriety in cooking and dining. That’s from an unforgettable scene in the film, “Out of Africa,” epitomizing the British way with food in their colonies. And their focus on the cooks, mostly male, who worked for them. Meryl Streep, as Baroness Karen […]Read more "A Cook in Colonial Africa"