Posts Tagged: cookbooks

The Jemima Code


Toni is author of The Jemima Code, an award-winning, beautiful, full-color book showcasing her rare collection of black cookbooks, which date to 1827. From these books, she curated a traveling exhibit of historic photographs of African American women at work in and around southern kitchens. The images have been installed in diverse venues, including Project… Read more »



Toni is an award-winning food and nutrition journalist using cultural heritage and cooking for social change. In an era when kitchen competency is defined by celebrity chefs on television and the internet, Toni is sharing the real-life stories of this country’s invisible African American cooks through her rare book collection, cooking classes, talks and presentations…. Read more »