Category Archives: Diaspora Food Culture

The MADFeed — Burek and BarbecueMichael Twitty Today we feature…

http://madfeed.co/post/105292419170/michael-twitty-mad-symposium Just for you a special peak into an essay I wrote last year that you may not have gotten a chance to see. It’s on what happens when barbecue and burekas meet :) a meditation on culinary collisions for … Continue reading

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We need Kwanzaa more than ever this year | Michael W Twitty | Comment is free | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/dec/26/black-lives-kwanzaa-2014 My contribution to the Guardian in honor of Kwanzaa, in which we are in the midst, the seven day harvest festival, a time to recommit to action and reflection to values that work together for the good of the … Continue reading

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Michael Twitty on culinary justice – video | Membership | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/membership/video/2014/oct/27/michael-twitty-on-culinary-justice-video Special thanks to John Mulholland and the Observer for inviting me to an incredible event!

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Thug Kitchen: It’s not just about aping and appropriation, it’s about privilege

  I’m writing to you from “the most Southern place on earth,” the state of Mississippi in the midst of the cotton picking season.  I am sleeping in a house that was built 160 years ago, looking out a window … Continue reading

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Sorghum Chicken Wings for Rosh Hoshanah

http://www.myjewishlearning.com/blog/jewish-and/2014/09/09/an-afro-ashkefardi-recipe-for-rosh-hashana/ Sorghum boiling away in Tennessee

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In Lexington, Kentucky September 8th? Come See Me! Kosher/Soul!

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Twenty One Soul Food “Life Hacks”

Twenty-One Soul Food Life Hacks I am officially joining the Life/Food Hack movement.  Some of these may not seem so “hackish,” but if you guys want more hacks—I promise the next bunch will be more hackish.  Hacks usually use common … Continue reading

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