Jessica B. Harris
There's perhaps no greater expert on the food and foodways of the African Diaspora than Doctor Jessica B. Harris. Jessica is the author of 12 cookbooks, and in her more than 3 decades as a journalist, she's written book reviews, theater reviews, travel, feature, and beauty articles too numerous to note. She's a founding member of the Southern Foodways Alliance, she's decorated with awards and honors, and holds multiple degrees, including a doctorate in Performance Studies from NYU. Doctor Jessica B. Harris damn near knows it all when it comes to African and Caribbean cuisines and culinary history. She's a living legend. This program has been sponsored by Tekserve.
"Food has always been important." [13:30]
"Instead of writing just straight travel, I would write about travel with a food bent." [14:30]
Jessica B. Harris on Evolutionaries