Elbert Mackey is an avid cook who has had a passion for food since his grandmother stood him on a kitchen chair to stir cake batter at the tender age of nine. He recalls with warmth the time spent with his grandmother cooking and the tasty reward of licking the bowl after the hard work of preparation. His passion for food and family stirred him to preserve recipes and memories that were in danger of being lost. He has dazzled family, friends and judges with his award winning tasty tea cake creations. Elbert Mackey lives in Austin, Texas with his wife Jacquie and owns a surgical instrument repair business.
The Tea Cake Roundup rescues old family recipes and capture the remembrances that accompany them. It is the first to connect tea cakes to African-American society and preserve its culinary history.
- Infinity Publishing
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- COOKING / Regional & Ethnic / General
- Product dimensions:
- 8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)
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