Monday, December 03, 2018

Tap Chop: 1969 Addition to the Africa Cookbook Project


From time to time we receive additions to the BETUMI Africa Cookbook Collection launched at TED Global in Tanzania in 2007. I remember when a fan sent in his mother's collection of Barbara Baeta's West African Favourites Cookery Cards, currently on loan to Aperture for its traveling exhibition Feast for the Eyes: The Story of Food in Photography



Many of the items are mimeographed paper booklets, such as the one I received yesterday, a 1969 booklet titled Tap Chop, 52 pages of recipes largely popular with Mennonite and other missionaries. It is a treasured bit of history. Thank you to Dave Beppler, formerly in Nigeria.


2 comments:

Brandi Simpson Miller said...

Dear Fran, it is indeed good news that the collection continues to grow. Is there any chance that these items might be scanned and posted in the near future?

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