Tuesday, September 21, 2021

German foodways - in Germany and US

German immigrant cookbooks, industrialization caused changes in German cheese production, and Octoberfest talks.

Octoberfest (Volks-Fest, Festival) started in Munich, Germany during the wedding celebrations for the future King Ludwig to Princess Therese on Oct 12, 1810, and now is held the end of Sept until the first Sunday in October.


Se 23 Thu 6 Tek Cyear uh de Root. “19th-century Charleston Schützenfest. .. between German immigrants and Black people…” Jamaal Lemon, Brian Alberts, Mike Stein, and Peter Jones. Heurich House Museum. HERE TAPE HERE

Se 23 Thu 7:30-9:30 Virtual Oktoberfest Celebration. Cooking demo, brewery lesson, music… EmbassyExperiences.com HERE

Sep 25 Sat 11:30-1 Oktoberfest Tour of Munich Germany. “Since 1810, Oktoberfest has become the world’s largest beer festival … consistently adapted itself to the times… transformation of the city and Oktoberfest through the 20th Century, WW2, the Olympics, and the current pandemic.” EmbassyExperiences.com $15 HERE

Oct 6 Wed 7:30 Changes in Foodways of German American Immigrants. “cookbooks specifically written for Germans appeared in this country. This presentation will examine changes in the foodways of German Americans through the lens of these cookbooks.” Antje Petty. CHEW Culinary Historians of Wisconsin. HERE

Oc 10 Sun 2 German Foodways, Industrialization, and Cheese. Ursula Heinzelmann from Germany, author of Beyond Bratwurst: A History of Food in Germany. CHoW Culinary Historians of Washington DC HERE For a meeting link, email info@chowdc.org

Oct 31 Sun 4 German-American Foodways. Antje Petty. The Culinary Historians of Ann Arbor (CHAA) HERE Practical Cookbook by Henriette Davidis online as (new title) Pickled Herring and Pumpkin Pie HERE TAPE may be HERE


May 22 Sat 1 Voices from Russia: the Volga-Germans. History of Germans in Russia, Dr. Brent Mai; “Sam Brungardt, an expert on Volga-German foodways who will discuss the delicacies that are unique to these peoples.” Russian - American Business & Culture Council (RABCC) TAPE HERE

Apr 14 Wed 7 The Remarkable Life of Anna Kliest. Botanist (published works on north Georgia plants), Moravian missionary among the Cherokees, artist. Cherokee healers. Anna Rosina Kliest Gambold (1762 - 1821). Victoria Starbuck. The Moravian Historical Society HERE TAPE HERE

Baltimore breweries 1869 from map: E. Sachse, & Co.'s bird's eye view of the city of Baltimore, 1869. Library of Congress

18th century immigrant ships from Germany - provisions, hardships, indentured servant process blog post HERE

Many posts on German and Pa German topics HERE

Upcoming talks through September removed

Calendar of virtual food history talks HERE

©2021 Patricia Bixler Reber
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