This week on A Taste of the Past, Linda Pelaccio explores the roots of the Christmas celebration. She brings in guest Alice Ross, a distinguished culinary historian who recreated the recipes for a modern version of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Dinner”. Alice brings us through history, explaining where countless Christmas food traditions come from. This program has been sponsored by Heritage Foods USA. Music provided by Pamela Royal.


Image from AliceRoss.com

“Even though we think of turkey as an American bird, it was brought over to Europe and propagated there.” [20:15]

Alice Ross on A Taste of the Past