HRN Hall of Fame: Michael W. Twitty
Nominated by: A Taste of the Past
Michael W. Twitty, a culinary and cultural historian, examines Southern food and shows how it is integral to both American culinary traditions and African American heritage, and how they are intertwined. He recreates the recipes and cooks with ingredients as close to original as possible. Through his work, Michael Twitty has recaptured lost flavors and connections and, most importantly, broadened awareness and understanding of African American culinary identity.
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