The Cooking Gene by Michael W. Twitty is the #MCZBookClub April cookbook pick!

Cooking Gene a Journey Through African American Culinary History is a non-fiction food memoir cookbook written by culinary historian, Michael W. Twitty.
Afroculinaria creator published this book in 2017 with hopes of telling the African American story through his lens and experience.

WHO CAN READ / USE THIS COOKBOOK?

If you are a lover of memoirs you can read this book. if you are into understanding the food of the African Americans this cookbook makes enough reference to that as it showcases the culinary history of African Americans.

FAVOURITE CHAPTER / RECIPE:

Chapter 3: MISE EN PLACE

THEMES WORTHY OF NOTE: Slavery, Identity, Race, Black Food, Gender, and Sexuality, etc.

RATINGS: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ (4.5)


NOTE: MCZ Book Club is a segment on My Cookery Zone Platform where we review cookbooks. It comes your way every Second Saturday of the month.

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My name is ÌyanuOlúwa Fágbiyè Tèmítọ́pẹ́ (Pen name: temitopedancer) I am the founder and team lead at My Cookery Zone. I'm an Anthropologist, multimedia Journalist / broadcaster, food blo gger, and food writer.

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