Monday night, in the Inner Circle of the library, close to a dozen people attended the presentation, “Food and Food-ways of America,” given by David Romtvedt.
The night was interactive, with Romtvedt both asking and answering questions about everything anyone wanted to know about food and its origins. The evening began with Wyoming. David Romtvedt...
The topic then changed to what is strictly American food, native to the Americas. Some of those were tomatoes, avocados, cashews, wild rice, papayas, blueberries and chocolate. Interesting enough, a significant part of our Thanksgiving dinners are made up of foods unique to the American continent.
The presentation was tie-in to the Smithsonian series called “Key Ingredients: America by Food,” exhibit currently on display at the library.