Taste Makers unveils a revolutionary culinary history, introducing seven immigrant women who forever changed American cuisine. Mayukh Sen―a queer, brown child of immigrants―draws an imaginative yet deeply researched portrait of these pathbreaking chefs and food writers. Learn the thrilling stories of Mexican-born Elena Zelayeta, a blind chef; Marcella Hazan, the deity of Italian cuisine; and Norma Shirley, a champion of Jamaican dishes. Uncover why some were famous in their own lifetime and why others still enjoy notoriety today. Taste Makers paints a vivid, passionate and inspiring picture of immigration, gender, and the labor that makes our meals possible. Experience an exciting journey of taste and discovery!
Measurements: 6.3 x 9.4 inches
Published by W. W. Norton & Company in 2021