While I can’t personally agree with everything on the list, it is certainly true that Mississippians are really big on food. It doesn’t matter if it’s Sunday dinner, Thanksgiving, a wedding, a funeral, or a Tuesday; Mississippians love food. And while this list doesn’t encompass everything when talking about food and Mississippians, it is a rather good list to be getting on with.
The Edible Book Festival is something that has been going on since about 2000 all over the world. Entrants create works of art, using food, to depict a book; with many of them being very punny indeed! Our local university’s library has been participating in this event for just a few years, however, it was only two days ago that I even first heard of it.
The event took place yesterday morning at 10 am. That is extremely early for me. I had wanted to go and see this, but wasn’t going to set an alarm. Turns out I didn’t need to, as I woke up fifty minutes before it started, so figured I’d go. I also took my dad along since he’s an early rises and enjoys reading and food.