Ten Foods That Define Florida

January 31, 2019
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January 31, 2019
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Gary Mormino: Is Key Lime pie Florida's iconic dessert?
Gary Mormino: Is Key Lime pie Florida's iconic dessert?
What are the most iconic foods that define the Sunshine State? Caldo gallego, gazpacho, or black bean soup? Key Lime or sweet potato pie? Was the Cuban sandwich invented in Tampa but perfected in Miami? Did Georgia, the Carolinas, and Texas simply export its barbecue into Florida or does the Sunshine State have its own BBQ heritage? Gary Mormino teaches a class in food history at the University of South Florida and is writing a book on Florida foodways. This program is sponsored by the Florida Humanities Council (www.FloridaHumanities.org) with funds from the Florida Department State, Division of Cultural Affairs.
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