Monthly Archives: January 2011

What’s on the menu…

An Afroculinaria Menu: I love so many different things about food, history, culture, contemporary food/cultural politics, and spirituality that I really want to write about and study it all.   One concept in my toolbox is nhomosua/nhumu from the Akan wisdom … Continue reading

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Afroculinaria for African American Heritage Month 2011

Well, I survived the horrid snow drama of January 2011–which is nothing compared to you Philadelphians, New Jerseyans, New Yorkers and New Englanders! Afroculinaria is back on tap with a whole month of fresh blogs for African American Heritage Month … Continue reading

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Antebellum Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Antebellum Barbecue Sauce As addicted as I am to the glories of seasonal eating and eating as a paired experience with the weather, I’m thinking about barbecue even though its an icy, crusty winter here in Maryland–and apparently everywhere else … Continue reading

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The Historic Interpreter

This is an example of what I mean by “historic interpreter.” A historic interpreter usually dresses in period attire and communicates with learners as a person from the past (known as “first person interpretation,” or as a contemporary person speaking … Continue reading

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Welcome to Afroculinaria!

This is the first day of a long journey for me; to document and reveal our culture through its gastronomy.  My name is Michael W. Twitty and I’m a culinary historian and historic interpreter interested in African, African American, African … Continue reading

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