Green, Bernice (5 of 25). Food: From Source to Salespoint

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  • Subjects

    Caribbean cuisine; Caterers

  • Recording date

    2001-01-08, 2001-01-19, 2001-01-30, 2001-02-06, 2002-01-21, 2001-02-27, 2001-03-05, 2001-03-13

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's home, Leicester

  • Interviewees

    Green, Bernice, 1937- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Russell, Polly (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 5: Tape 3 Side B. Continues talking about Mannish water at length. Mentions sister Zada (Z). Describes food within family and belief that children should eat well. Describes cooking hominy corn in pot outside. Describes how this was cooked. Mentions Cow and Gate milk being given to babies as believed to be good for them. Describes making dumplings – cassava and banana dumplings. Talks about ‘blue drawers’ made out of corn meal. Describes akee tree in garden and preparing akee to eat. Talks about the larder in the kitchen. Talks about black outs during the war. Describes typical meal shared with family and table manners.

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