Ramin Vellotti


Ramin Vellotti is author of Sweet Hands: Island Cooking from Trinidad & Tobago (Hippocrene Books, 2010) and FutureChefs: Recipes by Tomorrow’s Cooks Across the Nation and the World (Rodale Books, 2014), and her work has appeared in publications including The New York Times, Bon Appetit and National Geographic Traveler.

Articles by Ramin Vellotti

Yarrow Mamout: Freedman

Yarrow Mamout: Freedman

Born in West Africa, fluent in Fula and Arabic, he endured 44 years as a slave. In 1800 he bought a house in Georgetown, on the edge of Washington, the United States’ new capital, on a site where archeologists recently dug in hopes of adding to his remarkable American story.
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