Michael Twitty, author of “The Cooking Gene”, at UWM

Culinary Historian Michael Twitty, author of the award-winning novel “The Cooking Gene”, was recently a part of a panel discussion held by the Sam and Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies at UWM.

Soon, he will be headed to Africa with a group chefs to learn about African culture. “We’re going as learners, we’re going as ambassadors,” Twitty said. “We’re going as people who will hopefully come back with knowledge we can bring back to our respective communities.”

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