Programs by Genre - Foodways

11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
State Capitol Building, House Committee Room 3
Grits to Glory: How Southern Cookin’ Got So Good
Joe Johnston

1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
State Capitol Building, House Committee Room 3
Mangiamo!  Building Community through Italian Cuisine
Justin Nystrom, Creole Italian: Sicilian Immigrants and the Shaping of New Orleans Food Culture
Poppy Tooker, Pascal’s Manale Cookbook: A Family Tradition

Demonstrations

All cooking demonstrations are located in the Cooking Demonstration Tent.

The Cooking Demonstration Tent is sponsored in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and in part by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council, as administered by the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge. Funding has been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works.

9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Cooking Demonstration Tent
What’s on Your Plate?: Exploring the World of Food
(Ages 5 to 9)      
Whitney Stewart

10:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Cooking Demonstration Tent
Glowing Goddess Guru Beast Manifesto
Brittany Lynn Kriger

11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cooking Demonstration Tent
Mémère’s Country Creole Cookbook: Recipes and Memories from Louisiana's German Coast
Nancy Tregre Wilson
Wilson’s demo made possible in part by the Louisiana Seafood Marketing Board.

12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Cooking Demonstration Tent
Hartwood: Bright, Wild Flavors from the Edge of the Yucatan by Eric Werner and Mya Henry
Ryan Trahan
Trahan’s demo made possible in part by the Louisiana Seafood Marketing Board.

1:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Cooking Demonstration Tent
Chasing the Gator: Isaac Toups and the New Cajun Cooking
Isaac Toups
Toups's demo made possible in part by the Louisiana Seafood Marketing Board.

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