This Weekend: Food Events at Miami Book Fair

Street fair at Miami Book Fair International at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus (Courtesy of Miami Book Fair)

There were so many of this weekend’s Miami Book Fair International events to include in The Week in Food post that I decided to give the Book Fair a post of its own.  Here’s a selection of some of the food related events.  Festival admission is $8 for adults, $5 for teens and adults over 62.  Admission is free for kids under 12.   Miami Book Fair speaking events are at the Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus at 300 NE Second Ave.

There are new cooking demo events at the Miami Culinary Institute (415 N.E. Second Ave. ) this year. Those events are ticketed and capped at 38 people.  Tickets for the demos are $40.

Sat. 11/19

 The Story of Food: Two time James Beard Award winner Andrew Carmellini of New York City (and now Miami) on American Flavor, Gabrielle Hamilton, chef/owner of Prune in New York City, on her memoir Blood, Bones and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef and cookbook author Jessica B. Harris on High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America. 

Sat. 11/19 at 11:00 a.m. at Presentation Pavilion (N.E 3rd St. and 1st Ave.)

 

Cooking Demo: Terry Walters, health counselor and author of Clean Start: Inspiring You to Eat Clean and Live Well with 100 New Clean Food Recipes demonstrates recipes.  Ticket includes demo, tasting and cookbook.

Sat. 11/19 at 12 p.m. at Miami Culinary Institute (415 N.E. Second Ave.)  Tickets are $40.

 

Cooking Demo: Sandra Gutierrez presents recipes that combine the Latin flavors of her roots with the Southern flavors of her home in The New Southern-Latino Table. Ticket includes demo, tasting and cookbook.

Sat. 11/19 at 2 p.m. at Miami Culinary Institute (415 N.E. Second Ave.) Tickets are $40.

 

Cooking Demo: Daniel Orr, chef and author of Paradise Kitchen demonstrates the flavors of his new home of Anguilla in the British West Indies.  Ticket includes demo, tasting and cookbook.

Sat. 11/19 at 4:00 p.m at Miami Culinary Institute (415 N.E. Second Ave.) Tickets are $40.

 

Sun. 11/20

The Story of Food: Mary L. Zamore presents the anthology of essays on Judaism and culture she edited, The Sacred Table: Creating a Jewish Food Ethic, food and fashion writer Cheryl Tan presents her food memoir A Tiger in the Kitchen about living and cooking with her female relatives in Singapore, and local chef/owner Michael Schwartz (of Michael’s Genuine and Harry’s Pizzeria) presents Michael’s Genuine Food: Down-to-Earth Cooking for People Who Love to Eat. 

Sun. 11/20 at 3 p.m. at Presentation Pavilion (N.E 3rd St. and 1st Ave.)

 

Latino and Caribbean Cooking:  Sandra Gutierrez presents The New Southern-Latino Table: Recipes That Bring Together the Bold and Beloved Flavors of Latin America and the American South, chef Daniel Orr talks about his cookbook/travel guide/memoir, Paradise Kitchen and Raquel Rabade Roque, owner of Downtown Book Center, presents Cuban Cooking. 

Sun. 11/20 at 4:30 p.m. at Presentation Pavilion (N.E 3rd St. and 1st Ave.)

 

 


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