Jessica B. Harris

Jessica B. Harris



According to Heritage Radio Network, there's perhaps no greater expert on the food and foodways of the African Diaspora than Doctor Jessica B. Harris. She is the author of twelve critically acclaimed cookbooks documenting the foods and foodways of the African Diaspora including Iron Pots and Wooden Spoons: Africa's Gifts to New World Cooking, Sky Juice and Flying Fish Traditional Caribbean Cooking, The Welcome Table: African American Heritage Cooking, The Africa Cookook: Tastes of a Continent, Beyond Gumbo: Creole Fusion Food from the Atlantic Rim. Harris also conceptualized and organized The Black Family Reunion Cook Book.Her most recent book, High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America, was the International Association for ...more

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My Soul Looks Back

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High on the Hog: A Culinary...

3.84 avg rating — 219 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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The Africa Cookbook

3.84 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 1998 — 2 editions
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Iron Pots  Wooden Spoons: A...

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The Welcome Table: African-...

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Sky Juice and Flying Fish: ...

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Beyond Gumbo: Creole Fusion...

3.36 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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The World Beauty Book: How ...

3.89 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1995
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Rum Drinks: 50 Caribbean Co...

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The Martha's Vineyard Table

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“If you can afford it, buy it. Always offer your friends the best that you can and have it in prodigious abundance.”
Jessica B. Harris, My Soul Looks Back: A Memoir

“You cannot step twice in the same river--Heraclitus”
Jessica B. Harris, My Soul Looks Back

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