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Chocolate! - The Hudson Valley and the Dutch w/Culinary Historian Peter G. Rose

Event Type: ADULT PROGRAM - REGISTERED
Date: 10/19/2019
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 4:00 PM
Description:
 The Hudson Valley’s trading and manufacturing history of what is now our favorite confection, but started as an invigorating and nourishing drink, will be discussed by Culinary Historian Peter G. Rose. She will describe the early trade by the Valley’s Dutch settlers in the 17th century and the subsequent manufacturing developments of chocolate through the 18th century into the late 19th century. She will end with some useful facts on working with today’s chocolate. A recipe sheet will be available as a hand-out.

As a special treat, we will have some chocolate available for attendees! Ms. Rose will also have copies of her books for sale.
Please register for this program.

Culinary Historian Peter G. Rose is the author of nine books on the Dutch influence in America and Hudson Valley food. She has lectured on a variety of topics related to Dutch and Dutch-American culinary history at: The National Gallery; The Smithsonian Institute; Harvard University's Fogg Museum; New York University; the New York State Library; the New York Historical Society; as well as more than a hundred other historical societies and libraries in New York State and various museums in the Netherlands, including the Mauritshuis National Picture Gallery in The Hague.

Location: Helderberg (Large) Meeting Room
Contact: Ann C. Wemple-Person
Contact Number: 518-456-2400 x 3
Presenter: Peter G. Rose, Culinary Historian
Status: Openings


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