• The Edna Lewis Cookbook

    By Edna Lewis and Evangeline Peterson
    Axios Press, 2016. Paperback, 198 pages. $20.00

    Edna Lewis was one of the greatest and most influential chefs in American history. An African-American woman who rose from humble beginnings, she became famous for reviving the almost forgotten world of refined Southern cooking. The Edna Lewis Cookbook was her first book, published in 1972, and contains over 100 recipes, arranged in menu form and organized according to the season of the year.