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Juneteenth event: American author Nicole A. Taylor discusses the first Juneteenth Cookbook

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The Ottawa Public library and Taste USA are joining hands to present an author talk with author Nicole Taylor and Resa Solomon-St. Lewis, Executive Chef-Founder of the Ottawa restaurant Baccanalle.

Together, they will discuss Nicole’s extraordinary cookbook titled 'Watermelon & Red Birds: The Celebration of Juneteenth Food.

Come out and try some food samples from the cookbook! 

Nicole A. Taylor is a James Beard Award-nominated food writer, master home cook, and producer. She has written for the New York Times , Bon Appétit , and Food & Wine . Nicole is the author of The Up South Cookbook and The Last O.G. Cookbook . She is the executive producer of If We So Choose , a short documentary about the desegregation of an iconic southern fast food joint. Nicole is the cofounder of The Maroon, a marketplace and retreat house focused on radical rest for Black creatives. She lives in New York City and Athens, Georgia, with her husband and son.

Date: Monday June 12

Time: 11:30-12:30pm

Location: Afrotechture, 55 Byward Market Square

Registration recommended, drop in welcome! 

The cookbook!