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The Food Dialogues: A Conversation with Von Diaz and Maricel Presilla

THE FOOD DIALOGUES: RECLAIMING CULTURAL HERITAGE THROUGH FOOD

The foods of Puerto Rico, Cuba, and other Caribbean islands with a Spanish colonial past are a culinary and cultural hybrid of Indigenous, African, Spanish, and American ingredients and techniques. The stories they tell reveal a creative response to a complex colonial history. Storyteller/journalist Von Diaz and food historian/chef Maricel Presilla explore these cuisines, their history, and how their culinary cultures divulge their past in a conversation moderated by scholar and author Dr. Jessica B. Harris, remember on July 23th at 11:00am ED.

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