Culinary Historians of New York presents:

Thursday, February 16, 2023, at 6:30 pm

Talking Salt: Its Geographies and Histories with Naomi Duguid

Program Description

Naomi Duguid, an award-winning author and world traveler, is our tour guide on a fascinating journey into the world of salt. She’ll describe and show photographs of some of the traditional ways people all over the world have harvested salt, and the ways in which through human history salt has been an important tool for food preservation as well as for flavor. Duguid will discuss the miracle of salt and how it connects cooks across the globe with generations of culinary wisdom.
Naomi Duguid is a writer, traveler, and photographer and the author of the newly published The Miracle of Salt (October 2022). Her previous books include Burma: Rivers of Flavor (2012) and Taste of Persia: Culinary Travels in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, and Kurdistan (2016). In her work she explores daily home-cooked foods in their cultural context. She is also the co-author of six other award-winning books on food and travel, a trustee of the Oxford Food Symposium, and a past member of the James Beard Cookbook Awards committee.

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