A California Culinary History of Curry with Sarah Lohman
Join us at the Pacific Palisades Library for “A California Culinary History of Curry” with Sarah Lohman!
NOTE: This event was originally listed on the wrong date. The correct date is October 22nd.
In 1899, four men from Punjab, India disembarked in San Francisco. They were the first of hundreds of thousands that would follow over the next century, changing the culinary landscape of America. From the Indian-Mexican cuisine of SoCal, to Ranji Smile, arguably America’s first celebrity chef, we’ll explore the history of Indian cuisine in America.
About the speaker:
Sarah Lohman is originally from Cleveland, Ohio, where she began working in a museum at the age of 16, cooking historic food over a wood-burning stove. Lohman moved to New York in 2006 to work as Video Producer for New York Magazine’s food blog, Grub Street. Currently, she works with museums and galleries around the country to create public programs focused on food. Dubbed an “historic gastronomist,” Lohman recreates historic recipes as a way to make a personal connection with the past. She chronicles her explorations in culinary history on her blog, FourPoundsFlour.com,and her first book, Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine, is due out with Simon & Schuster on December 6, 2016.