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Brandied Peaches and Ice Cream
August 28 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm$10
Join food historian Becky Diamond via ZOOM on Sunday, August 28, at 1:30 pm for “Brandied Peaches and Ice Cream.”
Brandied peaches are one of the many fruit preserve recipes featured in Abby Fisher’s What Mrs. Fisher Knows About Old Southern Cooking, the oldest known American cookbook written by a formerly enslaved person. John Trower was one of Philadelphia’s most successful 19th-century caterers, with ice cream businesses in both Germantown and Ocean City, NJ. Learn more about both culinary experts and their significance to African American foodways. Today ice cream is often embellished with fruity toppings such as brandied peaches. Discover the backstory of this idea and how it evolved into the ice cream sundae. Recipes for Abby’s brandied peaches and Anna Maxwell’s spiced peaches will be compared and adapted for today’s kitchens, a perfect tie-in for National Peach Month. MAKE RESERVATIONS ONLINE