A History of Connecticut Food and Wine

connecticut-food-cover2On Thursday, July 24, the Farmington Libraries welcome Eric Lehman and Amy Nawrocki for “A History of Connecticut Food and Wine.” This talk will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive.

What is Connecticut food? Which crops, livestock and seafood have shaped the complex cuisines that its people have cherished for more than four centuries? This exciting investigation will please every food lover who appreciates the story behind a meal and every budding chef who longs for the secrets of favorite local dishes. Books_History_CT_Wine_With traditional recipes, reinterpretations and fascinating new classics, there’s something here for all tastes, from familiar comforts like chicken potpie and fried oysters to curious concoctions like Grape-Nuts pudding and steamed cheeseburgers. Authors Eric D. Lehman and Amy Nawrocki open the mind and the mouth in this comprehensive history of Connecticut food. Copies of “A History of Connecticut Wine: Vineyard in Your Backyard” and “A History of Connecticut Food” will be available for purchase.

This free library event will feature a discussion with the author, a book signing, and Q & A. For more information on our speakers, please visit their websites: http://www.ericdlehman.org/ and http://amynawrocki.org/

Advance registration is required for this program. Please call 860-673-6791 for details or register using this link.

The Farmington Library is part of the Farmington Village Green and Library Association.  If you have special needs to attend library programs, contact the library in advance.

summerreadingjam2014-logo-250This program is part of the libraries’ 2014 Adult Summer Reading Jam and is sponsored by the Friends of the Farmington Libraries.

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