Meet Virginia Willis, author of Secrets of the Southern Table, at The Root Cellar

at The Root Cellar on 06/11/2018, 12:00 pm
author photo book jacket
"Chapel Hill", NC
Mon. 6/11 12pm at The Root Cellar Meet and Greet with Virginia Willis, author of Secrets of the Southern Table In Secrets of the Southern Table, award-winning chef and cookbook author Virginia Willis takes you on a tour of today's South--a region rich in history and cultural diversity. With her signature charm and wit, Virginia shares many well-known Southern recipes like Pimento Cheese Tomato Herb Pie and "Cathead" Biscuits, but also some surprising revelations drawn from the area's many global influences, like Catfish Tacos with Avocado Crema, Mississippi-Style Char Siu Pork Tenderloin, and Greek Okra and Tomatoes. In addition to the recipes, Virginia profiles some of the diverse chefs, farmers, and other culinary influencers who are shaping contemporary Southern cuisine. Together, these stories and the delicious recipes that accompany them celebrate the rich and ever-evolving heritage of Southern cooking. Georgia-born, French-trained chef Virginia Willis is one of the most well-respected authorities on Southern cooking today. She is the author of five previous cookbooks, including the James Beard Award-winning Lighten Up, Y’all and is an editor-at-large for Southern Living. Her articles have appeared nationally including Food52, CNN, All Recipes, Country Living, Eating Well, Family Fun, and Fine Cooking. The Chicago Tribune has named her one of “Seven Food Writers You Need to Know.” Willis lives in Atlanta, Georgia. Event date: Monday, June 11, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm Event address: The Root Cellar Cafe and Catering 750 M.L.K. Jr. Blvd Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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