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Gateways/Portales: Interview with Sandra Gutierrez

Object Details

Creator
Anacostia Community Museum
Scope and Contents
Sandra Gutierrez, cookbook author and Latin food expert, talked about her childhood; her early aspirations; her early food memories; all the places she lived - born in Philadelphia, family moved to Guatemala when she was 5 years old, Canada, and Cary, North Carolina - and how the places shaped her life; and her experience attending American schools in Guatemala and Smith College in Massachusetts. Gutierrez talked about her first impressions upon returning to the United States as well as her first impression of North Carolina. She talked about the availability of foods in North Carolina; and how North Carolina and the availability of food has changed in NC since her arrival. She talked about her passion for food and love of grits; how living in the South influenced her cooking; her food philosophy; and the reception of her 2011 cookbook, 'The New Southern-Latino Table: Recipes that Bring Together the Bold and Beloved Flavors of Latin American and the American South.' Gutierrez also spoke about what makes her happy, proud; lessons she has learned; what she does for fun; meeting her husband; and talking to her children about social justice issues. Clips of this interview were included in the 'Foodways' section of the exhibition.
Interview. Related to exhibition 'Gateways/Portales.' The MP4 video files are grouped with related SMI files, PPN files, XML documents, and BIM files. Dated 20160321.
Date
2016
Extent
27 Video recordings (MP4 Video (.MP4), born digital)
Type
Archival materials
Video recordings
Topic
Hispanic Americans
Latin Americans -- United States
Immigrants
Communities
Place
Washington (D.C.)
Baltimore (Md.)
Charlotte (N.C.)
Raleigh (N.C.)
United States
Collection Rights
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Citation
Gateways/Portales: Interview with Sandra Gutierrez, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
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