August 26, 2020
Desert foods expert Carolyn Niethammer‘s new book celebrates Tucson and the region’s unique food cultures, telling the story of how this desert city became America’s first UNESCO City of Gastronomy.
A Desert Feast: Celebrating Tucson’s Culinary Heritage is a celebration of all that makes our desert community special. Sharing Southwest food traditions and cultures, this book showcases the foodways of a unique city in the Sonoran Desert. It features innovative uses for native desert plants and dishes incorporating ancient agricultural staples.
A Desert Feast comes out Tuesday, September 22, 2020, until then enjoy and share this introduction from Niethammer filmed at Mission Garden: