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Kitty Morse

“A Taste of the Kasbah” by Kitty Morse

The Culinary Historians of San Diego present “A Taste of the Kasbah,” featuring Kitty Morse, at 10:30am on Saturday, January 18, in the Darlene Shiley Special Event Suite at the San Diego Central Library, 330 Park Boulevard, San Diego. The event is free and open to the public.

Kitty Morse, noted Moroccan chef, teacher, and author, will relate a delightful tale of her life and love of her native Morocco, and provide a demonstration of preserving lemons.

10:30am – 12:00pm
Saturday, January 18, 2014
Darlene Shiley Special Event Suite
San Diego Central Library
330 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101

About Kitty Morse
Ms. Morse was born in Casablanca, Morocco, of a French mother and British father and emigrated to the U.S. at 17. While studying for her Master’s Degree at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, she catered Moroccan diffas, or banquets, and went on to teach the intricacies of Moroccan cuisine in cooking schools nationwide. In 2002, she conducted a Culinary Concert on Moroccan culture and cuisine hosted by Julia Child, as a benefit for the Harry Bell Foundation of the International Association of Culinary Professionals. A featured radio and television guest and presenter, she speaks throughout the country and has given seminars on North African cuisine and culture at the Smithsonian Institution. Morse is the author of a memoir and nine cookbooks, the latest of which is Mint Tea and Minarets: a Memoir of Morocco with Recipes. Website: www.kittymorse.com

About the Culinary Historians of San Diego
Culinary Historians of San Diego (CHSD) is a nonprofit organization that provides the public with a history of food and drink and their roles in society, both locally and worldwide. Membership in this non-profit organization supports both CHSD activities and the culinary collection of the San Diego Public Library.

The event is finished.


Jan 18, 2014


10:30 am - 12:00 pm




Darlene Shiley Event Suite
330 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101

Darlene Shiley Event Suite, 9th floor, San Diego Public Library