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Michael W. Twitty

  • The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South
    • Categories: Historic; Food writing, styling & photography; American
    • ISBN: 9780062379276 Paperback 7/31/2018
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  • The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South
    • Categories: Food writing, styling & photography; Historic; American
    • ISBN: 9780062379283 7/31/2017
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  • The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African-American Culinary History in the Old South
    • Categories: Historic; African American; American South
    • ISBN: 9780062379290 Hardcover (United States) 8/1/2017
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  • KosherSoul
    • Categories: Food writing, styling & photography; Historic; Jewish; African American
    • ISBN: 9780062891754 Hardcover (United States) 8/9/2022
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  • Rice: A Savor the South® Cookbook
    • Categories: Rice; American
    • ISBN: 9781469660240 Hardcover (United States) 3/1/2021
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Biography

Michael W. Twitty is a noted culinary and cultural historian and the creator of Afroculinaria, the first blog devoted to African American historic foodways and their legacy. He has been honored by First We Feast.com as one of twenty greatest food bloggers of all time, and named one of “Fifty People Changing the South” by Southern Living and one of the “Five Cheftavists to Watch” by TakePart.Com. Twitty has appeared throughout the media, including NPR’s The Splendid Table; has given more than 250 talks in the U.S. and abroad; and his work has appeared in Ebony, the Guardian, and on NPR.org. He lives in Rockville, Maryland.