14 2016

Kosher Soul Cooking Demo & Talk with Michael Twitty (JFM)

10:30AM - 1:00PM  

Meadowridge Public Library 5726 Raymond Road
Madison, WI

Contact Ellen Weismer
(608) 278-1808 ext.

Join us for cooking demonstration and talk with culinary historian Michael Twitty

Schedule of Events

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am: Kosher Soul Demo and Talk
    Registration Required (space is limited). Register Now >
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Optional lunch to follow program
    $7.50 per person under 60
    Free ($4 suggested donation) per person 60 and over
    Registration for lunch is now closed. Please contact Ellen Weismer at program@jewishmadison.org to inquire about potential availability.

About the food served: The food served in the cooking demo will be Kosher. However, the add-on lunch, sponsored by the West Madison Senior Center, is not Kosher. A vegetarian option is available.

Lunch menu includes: Roasted chicken, wild rice pilaf , Key Largo vegetables, dinner roll, apple turnover and milk or juice. Vegetarian option is egg salad. Please specify chicken or vegetarian option when ordering your meal.

See Wednesday, April 13th Kosher Soul Event >

Catch Michael Twitty on the Radio
Michael Twitty will be interviewed on the local radio show, This Morning with Derrell Conner, on Tuesday, April 5th. The show is from 9:00 am - 11:00 am. Michael's interview will most likely air after the news clip at 10:00 am.

About Michael Twitty
Michael W. Twitty is a recognized culinary historian, community scholar, and living history interpreter focusing on historic African American food and folk culture as well as a seasoned Jewish educator of over a decade with a specific interest in Jewish folk culture and its links to food.

He is webmaster of www.afroculinaria.com, the first website/blog devoted to the preservation of historic African American foods and foodways as well as a record of his own journey as African American Jew in creating his own culinary traditions.

Michael Twitty has conducted classes and workshops, written curricula and educational programs, and has given lectures and performed cooking demonstrations for over 200 organizations. He is currently working on a book based on his Cooking Gene project exploring the link between culinary history, family history and genetics.

All events are sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Madison with generous support from Hadassah, Temple Beth El Sisterhood, Jewish Social Services, and the West Madison Senior Center