There are lots of ways in which culinary historians engage with the past; and lots of ways in which you can preserve your culinary heritage for the future!
In our workshop #CookingHeritage, we'll cover the basics of documenting culinary heritage through recipe development, interviewing, and food photography. In the second half of the workshop, we'll practice thinking like culinary historians with an interactive exercise. Participants can bring a food-related object for show and tell.
1. Importance of documenting culinary heritage
2. Ways of documenting family culinary heritage
3. Thinking like a culinary historian
4. Interactive activity
5. Question and Answers
Duration: 2 hours
About the speaker
Dr. Lily Kelting is an assistant professor of Literary and Cultural Studies at Flame University in Pune. She is currently writing an academic book about the revival of heritage foods around the world, interweaving examples from the U.S. South, Nordic region, and Western India. Sections of this research can be found in Food, Culture and Society, Southern Quarterly, and Paragrana. She holds a Ph.D. in Theater and Performance Studies from the University of California