Norman Van Aken Talks Meringues

BY NORMAN VAN AKEN, AUTHOR OF NORMAN VAN AKEN’S FLORIDA KITCHEN A version of this article first appeared on Norman Van Aken’s WLRN program “A Word on Food.”   The most French expression of meringues in classical gastronomy might be “Ouefs a la Niege.” The translation is “eggs in snow” from the visual look of … Continue reading Norman Van Aken Talks Meringues

Advertisements

Recipe: Hush Puppies from Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen

By Norman Van Aken, author of Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen A version of this article first appeared on Norman Van Aken’s WLRN program “A Word on Food.”   When I was asked to help organize a dinner with some other James Beard Award–winning chefs to cook at the James Beard House in New York … Continue reading Recipe: Hush Puppies from Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen

Norman Van Aken Talks Kitchen Lingo

By Norman Van Aken, author of Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen A version of this article first appeared on Norman Van Aken’s WLRN program “A Word on Food.”    Lingo, as defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, is a : a foreign language b : the special vocabulary of a particular field of interest c : … Continue reading Norman Van Aken Talks Kitchen Lingo

2017 Organic Food and Farming Summit

Last week, we attended the inaugural Organic Food and Farming Summit hosted by Florida Organic Growers in Gainesville, Florida. We had a great time showing off our colorful selection of books on cooking, food, and foodways in Florida. We enjoyed meeting many of the state's organic growers and advocates, some of whom even found their … Continue reading 2017 Organic Food and Farming Summit

Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen

“The big dog of Florida cooking.”—Anthony Bourdain “An excellent collection of recipes that showcase the abundance of seafood and fresh produce of Florida combined with Cuban, Caribbean, and South American influences.”—Emeril Lagasse “Van Aken describes the rich culinary roots and historical traditions of Florida’s cuisine. I have an exceptionally deep craving to try these recipes … Continue reading Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen

Available Again: Seminole Indian Recipes

Enjoy a taste of Florida’s history with this collection of hearty recipes inspired by Semi­nole cooking. Each dish evokes a time now past, when foods like venison, coontie, pumpkin, heart of palm, and guava were important parts of delicious feasts across the state. Learn how you can use easy-to-find ingredients—pumpkin, corn­meal, bacon, and beef—to make … Continue reading Available Again: Seminole Indian Recipes

LibraryPress @ UF: The Panama Canal Museum

LibraryPress@UF, a collaboration between the University of Florida Press and the UF George A. Smathers Libraries, seeks to foster the creation, promotion, access, and preservation of research and creative works in support of teaching, research, and the public sphere. The LibraryPress@UF features content that aligns with the mission and strategic directions of the Libraries, including limited editions, … Continue reading LibraryPress @ UF: The Panama Canal Museum