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Coconuts & Collards: Stories and Snacks with Chef Von Diaz

Event date: 
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm



Join Charis Circle, Agnes Scott College's Department of Spanish, Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and The Gay Johnson McDougall Center for Global Diversity and Inclusion in welcoming Agnes Scott College alum, Chef Von Diaz.

Von will share stories of how her feminism inspires her recipes and how her Puerto Rican and Southern food cultures come together in inspiring and creative ways. Diaz will share easy to make recipes and sign copies of her cookbook Coconuts & Collards.

This event is free and open to the public. 

Event address: 
184 S. Candler St.
Decatur, GA 30030
Coconuts and Collards: Recipes and Stories from Puerto Rico to the Deep South Cover Image
By Von Diaz, Cybelle Codish (Photographer)
ISBN: 9780813056654
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: University Press of Florida - March 20th, 2018

Finalist, International Association of Culinary Professionals Cookbook Awards in the Literary or Historical Food Writing Category When her family moved from Puerto Rico to Atlanta, Von Diaz traded plantains, roast pork, and malta for grits, fried chicken, and sweet tea.