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CAST IRON SKILLET & HEIRLOOM 1918 COLAB
"Our goal is to generate a response that embraces tradition and sustains life. It is our desire to provide enrichment through connecting people with the past in the present time." Chef Sheri & Chef Heir
Gifts From the Ancestors Foodways Project is a culinary voyage into the West African food cultures, cooking techniques, and cultural concerns that shaped Southern foodways. Establishing cooking communities provides insight into and significance of West African influences on Southern Foodways. It also validates how race, ethnicity, gender, religious practices, and socioeconomics impacted food choices. They truly are Gifts from the Ancestors.
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