A tasty trip through the history and lore of all manner of fried dough
Learn about the 18th century nun, Sister Agnes, who is credited with being key to the creation of "pets de nonne," literally translated to "nun's farts." Discover other holy donut connections involving Hanukkah, Ramadan, Diwali and, of course, Mardi Gras and Carnival. Follow donuts in American history from the Civil War through World War II, along with the Red Cross connection. Explore the history of Dunkin' Donuts and Krispy Kreme. Find out our speaker's very personal connection to the ubiquitous pink and orange Dunkin' Donuts logo.
Thursday, February 17, 2022
7:00 p.m. CST
Presented via Zoom.
The event is free.
Upon registration, you will be sent a ZOOM meeting link.
Mr. Krondl's book, "The Donut: History, Recipes, and Lore," may be ordered online and at bookstores.
Michael Krondl is a culinary historian, food writer, chef and artist. He has authored articles for numerous culinary publications and contributed to the Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in addition to other prestigious culinary references. Along with"The Donut" he has authored books on aspects of sweets and culinary history.