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Saturday, April 14 • 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Tastes Across Centuries: The Enduring Influence of the Foods of Spain’s Medieval Jews

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Spain's medieval Jewish community was the center of the Jewish world for centuries. What we know of their diverse, healthy and flavorful cuisine comes not from existing Jewish cookbooks, as there are none from the time. Still, there is much to discover about the fascinating food history of Spain's Jewish community before the expulsion, including what these original Sephardim grew and cooked, as well as how their cuisine spread after the expulsion and its lasting influence on Sephardic and other cuisines. Talk includes a handout of some of the Sephardic recipes discussed.

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Susan Barocas

Susan Barocas finds the kitchen to be a place of unending creativity and connection with family, community and culture. She is a writer, chef, speaker and teacher of cooking to all ages for over 20 years. Susan was honored to serve as the guest chef for the 2014, 2015 and 2016 White... Read More →

Saturday April 14, 2018 7:30pm - 8:30pm PDT
Room A