This African seasoning, according to Thomas Jefferson, “was brought to S. Carolina from Africa by the negroes…. They bake it in their bread, boil it with greens, enrich their broth, &c.”
Did You Know?
The land the English settled in 1607 was already home to more than thirty Powhatan Indian tribes. Each tribe had its own chief (weroance/weroansqua) who was “ruled” by paramount chief (mamanatowick) Powhatan. This Powhatan Chiefdom spanned all of tidewater Virginia and parts of the Eastern Shore. More...