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A Taste of History | Episode | Jefferson’s Monticello – Part 4

During his five years abroad as Minister to France, Jefferson’s culinary tastes were refined, and he sought to bring all of French cooking’s recipes and ingredients to the US. In this episode, we get to know James Hemings, Jefferson’s slave cook who accompanied Jefferson to learn the ways of French cuisine. We also meet Jefferson’s long-time Monticello cooks,Edith Hern Fossett and Fanny Hern.

S1 E8 | 0:24:33 | AIRED: 5/10/2019 |
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