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High on the hog : a culinary journey from Africa to America

Title
High on the hog : a culinary journey from Africa to America / Jessica B. Harris.
Author
Harris, Jessica B.
Publication
New York : Bloomsbury, 2011.
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Description
1 online resource (245 pages) : illustrations
Subject
  • Africa
  • African American cooking > History
  • African American cooking
  • African Americans > History
  • America
  • Cookery > food & drink, etc
  • Cooking > History
  • Food habits > Africa > History
  • Food habits > America > History
  • Food habits
  • History > United States > General
  • History
Genre/Form
  • Electronic books.
  • History.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Out of Africa : foods, techniques, and ceremonies of the mother continent -- Sea changes : enslavement, the middle passage, and the migrating tastes of Africa -- The power of three : arrivals, encounters, and culinary connections -- The tightening vice [i.e. vise] : indenture to enslavement and the African hand in the food of Colonial America -- In sorrow's kitchen : hog meat, hominy, and the africanizing of the palate of the South -- City food, South and North : caterers, cala vendors, and the continuing of African culinary traditions -- O freedom! : jubilee jubilations -- Westward ho! : migrations, innovations, and a growing culinary divide -- Movin' on up! : resilience, resistance, and entrepreneurs large and small -- We shall not be moved : sit-ins, soul food, and increasing culinary diversity -- We are the world : making it in an expanding Black world and joining an unbroken African culinary circle -- Recipes.
ISBN
  • 9781608191277
  • 1608191273
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