Xochi Cartland

Xochi Cartland presented at Tender Table on November 3, 2018 at AS220 in Providence, RI.

Photo courtesy of Xochi Cartland

Photo courtesy of Xochi Cartland

 

Xochi Cartland is a sophomore student at Brown University studying Hispanic Studies and Literary Arts. Originally from DC, she is an ESL teacher, a writer, and does social justice advocacy work in the Providence community.

~

What will you be presenting on? The first Thanksgiving after my Mom and Dad separated my Mom really really wanted to make a traditional Thanksgiving meal - and god it went horribly wrong. This story, though, has a happy ending.

Best piece of advice you ever got about cooking: Cooking is 80% heart

If you could only eat one meal forever, it would be: Ribs, mac & cheese, and corn

Favorite food: Flan

Recommended reading: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Best meals: Chiles Rellenos, Carne Asada, basil fried rice

Food you'd like to try: Lavender ice cream