Selected Community Events
Giving Thanks: 17th-Century Apalachee & Spanish Foodways
Nov 24, 2012 10 am - 4 pm
Mission San Luis - 2100 West Tennessee Street, Tallahassee
Need to get the family out of the house the Saturday after Thanksgiving? See demonstrations of 17th-century Spanish and Apalachee Indian traditional food preparation at Mission San Luis. Visitors can observe historical interpreters in period dress smoking meat and fish on the barbacoa and showing the use of native and European plants from their gardens and fields. Learn how people and foods from the New and Old Worlds came together to create a cross-cultural cuisine.