Heirloom Meals: Savoring Yesterday's Traditions Today

Alice Randall on Heirloom Meals Radio

Alice is a professor of African-American foodways at Vanderbilt University. Her journey to her current position was fueled by her interest in both writing and food. She actually studied with Julia Child for credit while at Harvard! Now that's something I wished I could have done!!

Alice Randall is the author of The Wind Done Gone: A NovelPushkin and the Queen of Spades: A Novel, Rebel Yell: A Novel, and Ada's Rules. In this episode, we will discuss Alice’s new acclaimed cookbook, Soul Food Love: Healthy Recipes Inspired by One Hundred Years of Cooking in a Black Family which she coauthored with her daughter Caroline Randall Williams.

Tune in as we explore Soul Food Love and how it relates the authors’ fascinating family history, and forges a powerful new way forward that honors their cultural and culinary heritage.