Illyanna Maisonet: Enters the Chat

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Central Library
Galleria Main Hall

Event Details

Join us for an evening with Illyanna Maisonet to discuss her book, “Diasporican: A Puerto Rican Cookbook.” Described as a “delicious journey through purpose, place, and the power of food” by Jose Andres, Diasporican is a visual record of Puerto Rican food, ingredients, and techniques. Illyanna traces the island’s flavor traditions to the Taino, Spanish, African and even United States’ cultures that created it. These dishes, shaped by geography, immigration and colonization, reflect the ingenuity and diversity of their people. Filled with travel and food photography, Diasporican reveals how food connects us to family, history, conflict, and migration.

Registration is encouraged.

This project is funded by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Cooperative Agreement Number U24LM014070 with the University of Iowa, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, and the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System. Visit the All of Us Research Program website to learn how you can contribute toward one of the largest and most diverse databases to help improve health outcomes. 


Event Type(s): Authors/Speakers
Age Group(s): Adults
Katie Ball
(916) 264-2893

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