Linda Civitello, author of the award-winning book Cuisine and Culture: A History of Food and People, is with us this week to talk about how history, food and culture shape our diet. Linda developed the curriculum and taught history of food at culinary schools in southern California, and speaks frequently on a wide range of food history topics. Her book is used to teach food history in culinary schools. Linda has spoken at Harvard University, appeared on television on Bizarre Foods and on the BBC.
Linda Civitello is the author of another award-winning book, Baking Powder Wars: The Cutthroat Food Fight That Revolutionized Cooking. She also cooks professionally, making historic recipes using heirloom flour, and Italian pastries and gelati for a select clientele. She is currently writing an article on food and racism, and a book on Food and Film from Prohibition to James Bond. Linda has a B.A. from Vassar and a Ph.D. from UCLA.
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