Janaya Kizzie

Janaya presented at Tender Table on April 13, 2019 at Twenty Stories in Pawtucket, RI.

Photo courtesy of Janaya Kizzie

Photo courtesy of Janaya Kizzie


Janaya is an artist and writer; she was co-director of Frequency Writers from 2015-2016, and her work has recently appeared in Providence Fringe Fest and Creature Conserve's Urban Wildlife Exhibit. Janaya Kizzie is also a professional archivist and librarian, and most recently organized the AS220 Collection at Providence Public Library.


What will you be presenting about? The linea nigra: mark of pregnancy

Best piece of advice you ever got about cooking: When sautéing, food isn't burning until it stops making a sound

If you could only eat one meal forever, it would be: Pancakes and grilled cheese at a New Jersey diner at 3 AM

Favorite food: Most kinds of cheese

Recommended reading: The Flavour Thesaurus by Niki Segnit

Best meals: Homemade croissants and black tea in the morning. Impromptu meals assembled quickly in the store or market and eaten as a picnic.

Food you'd like to try: Fresh mangosteen