Michael Twitty

Kosher Soul Cooking Demo & Talk with Michael Twitty will take place Thursday, April 14, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Meadowridge Public Library, 5726 Raymond Road

Join us for cooking demonstration and talk with culinary historian Michael Twitty, a recognized culinary historian, community scholar, and living history interpreter focusing on historic African American food and folk culture as well as a seasoned Jewish educator of over a decade with a specific interest in Jewish folk culture and its links to food.

He is webmaster of www.afroculinaria.com, the first website/blog devoted to the preservation of historic African American foods and foodways as well as a record of his own journey as African American Jew in creating his own culinary traditions.

Twitty has conducted classes and workshops, written curricula and educational programs, and has given lectures and performed cooking demonstrations for over 200 organizations. He is currently working on a book based on his Cooking Gene project exploring the link between culinary history, family history and genetics.