Thomas Jefferson's crème brûlée : how a Founding Father and his slave James Hemings introduced French cuisine to America
In 1784, Thomas Jefferson struck a deal with one of his slaves, James Hemings. The founding father was traveling to Paris and wanted to bring James along to master the art of French cooking. In exchange for James's cooperation, Jefferson would grant his freedom. Thus began one of the strangest...
|Main Author:||Craughwell, Thomas J., 1956-|
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