Bite The Book

Breaking Bread

Jean E. Pendziwol and Cristina Quintero

Bite The Book

Breaking Bread

Jean E. Pendziwol and Cristina Quintero

11:00am

Sunday, October 1, 2023

Main Loft

60 mins

Bread has a rich history that reaches back at least 30,000 years and its consumption was absolutely vital to the formation of the earliest human societies—and beyond. Today it is estimated that 60% of the world’s population eats bread daily in a myriad of delicious forms from sourdough to bannock to bao.

Join author and food blogger, Jean E Pendziwol and screenwriter and author of The Only Way to Make Bread, Cristina Quintero for a wide ranging exploration of the role of bread as a food staple, a community builder and as a metaphor for life. Bring an appetite and enjoy bite size tasty bread samples.

This event will be followed by a book signing.

Conversation
Food

How to attend

$69.99

Students and youth save up to 50% on passes.

Bread has a rich history that reaches back at least 30,000 years and its consumption was absolutely vital to the formation of the earliest human societies—and beyond. Today it is estimated that 60% of the world’s population eats bread daily in a myriad of delicious forms from sourdough to bannock to bao.

Join author and food blogger, Jean E Pendziwol and screenwriter and author of The Only Way to Make Bread, Cristina Quintero for a wide ranging exploration of the role of bread as a food staple, a community builder and as a metaphor for life. Bring an appetite and enjoy bite size tasty bread samples.

This event will be followed by a book signing.

Conversation
Food

Featured Authors

Jean E. Pendziwol’s highly acclaimed picture books include When I Listen to Silence, illustrated by Carmen Mok; I Found Hope in a Cherry Tree, illustrated by Nathalie Dion; Me and You and the Red Canoe, illustrated by Phil; and Once Upon a Northern Night, illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault (finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award and the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award). She lives in Northwestern Ontario on the shores of Lake Superior.

Read more about Jean E. Pendziwol

Cristina Quintero is a first-generation Colombian-Canadian of both Afro-Colombian and Indigenous-Colombian descent. As a child of immigrants, she understands the importance of stories that go beyond trauma and struggle and instead highlight the everyday joy that is created within immigrant communities. Cristina lives in Sherwood Park, Alberta.

Read more about Cristina Quintero

11:00am

Sunday, October 1, 2023

Main Loft

60 mins

How to attend

$69.99

Students and youth save up to 50% on passes.

What to read

The Only Way to Make Bread by ,
TIFA 2023

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