Ark of Taste Heirloom Ingredients with Carrie and Jacques Larson of Slow Food
It’s round 2 of the Southern Fork Holiday Bites, and today I wanted to blatantly try to get you to add some heirloom ingredients to your holiday celebrations. I have an agenda. The holidays are about special times together, special recipes, so why not start with a special ingredient or two? Many heirloom ingredients have superior flavor or nutrition but fell off the American menu with the rise of modern food systems, and Slow Food USA and Slow Food International are working to bring awareness to the goodness you might not know about. I sat down a few days ago with Chef Jacques Larson of Wild Olive and the Obstinate Daughter and his wife Carrie of Slow Food Charleston to chat about something called Ark of Taste Week here in Charleston, as well as to get some heirloom ideas for the holidays.