Lecture: Gingerbread: A Short and Sweet History

December 6, 2023
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Gingerbread: A Short and Sweet History

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

7:00 PM | in-person and online

In honor of Saint Nicholas Day, food historian Niel DeMarino traces the history of gingerbread from its earliest examples to the present. Looking at examples from many different time periods and all over the world, DeMarino explains how gingerbread came to be associated with the holiday season and why it captures the imagination. In-person program includes gingerbread tasting!

Speaker Bio:

Niel DeMarino is a renowned independent culinary historian who is rather at home in the 18th century. Niel is the proprietor of "The Georgian Kitchen," which specializes in period correct baked goods, culinary items, and kitchen equipage. He lectures about and teaches open hearth cookery & baking and culinary - social history at various historic sites throughout the Northeast.

In-person tickets:

In-person tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for seniors and students, pay at the door. Friends of Philipse Manor Hall get in free! Not a member? Join today!

In-person tickets include museum admission and a special gingerbread tasting! Museum open 10 am to 5 pm. Doors open for program at 6:45 pm. Seating is limited so MAKE YOUR RESERVATION HERE.

Virtual tickets:

Virtual access is free online via WebEx, but registration is required. REGISTER HERE.

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