A Culinary History of Florida: Prickly Pears, Datil Peppers by Joy Sheffield Harris

By Joy Sheffield Harris

From the first actual prickly pears harvested by means of Paleo-Indians greater than twelve thousand years in the past to the Seminole tribe's staple dish of sofkee, Florida's culinary heritage is as different as its geography. Italian, French, Creole, Spanish, Cuban, Greek, Mexican, Minorcan and Caribbean impacts season southern, soul and Cracker meals to make up Florida's eclectic flavors. learn the way Florida orange juice replaced the glance of the yankee breakfast desk and detect the state's festival-worthy swamp cabbage. via syllabubs, perloos, frog legs and Tupelo honey, writer pleasure Sheffield Harris serves up a tasty supporting of 5 hundred years of Florida cuisine--all with a facet of key lime pie, of course.

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