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Michael W. Twitty: Learn About the Culinary Historian

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 17, 2022 • 3 min read

Michael W. Twitty is one of the most prominent voices in the movement to preserve and amplify both historical and contemporary African American food traditions. In all his work—from his award-winning book The Cooking Gene to his TV appearances—Michael gracefully connects the past and present through cooking.