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Michael Twitty Wants You to Know a Bit More About Rice

Published April 15, 2021

His new book explores the connection between enslaved Africans and rice

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Before the pandemic, Michael Twitty found himself visiting Ghanaian chop bars in his travels around Ghana. As he watched people chopping onions and peppers by hand, he reflected on his own grandmother and culinary upbringing. He also saw — nearly everywhere he went — a pot of rice,  a dish that’s come to define part of his culinary career.

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