Special Lecture in Picton, ON | What is Canadian Cuisine? Lessons from Generations Past with Nathalie Cooke


The Waring House, 395 Sandy Hook Road, Picton, ON, K0K 2T0, CA

Churrasco Chicken, Bee-Bim Bop, Salmon Candy, Tourtière. Food feeds Canada's diversity. And Canada’s diversity finds expression in food choices over time – what foods Canadians have grown, prepared and shared. What is Canadian cuisine? Please join us as Nathalie Cooke samples a range of delicious answers.

Nathalie Cooke is Professor of English and Associate Dean of Rare & Special Collections at McGill University Library. She has published extensively on the shaping of literary and culinary tastes in Canada. Founding editor of CuiZine: the Journal of Canadian Food Cultures, most recently she is co-editor of the new edition of Catharine Parr Traill’s 19th century classicThe Female Emigrant's Guide (shortlisted for this year’s Taste Canada book award), and co-curator of the recent exhibitionMixed Messages: Making and Shaping Culinary Culture in Canada at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library at the University of Toronto.

Sunday September 16 at 2:00 p.m

The Waring House

395 Sandy Hook Road

Picton, Ontario, K0K 2T0

The event is free of charge. RSVP here.

Presented by McGill Library's Rare and Special Collections, Osler, Art, and Archives (ROAAr)

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