Kwanzaa Culinarians

Recipes and Food Stories from the African Diaspora

Apricot Jam Pound Cake

The holidays center around baking, so why not try this non-traditional pound cake? There’s a little whole wheat flour, which adds a few extra nutrients and a nutty flavor. The … Continue reading

December 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cacao Benne Cookies by MyLifeRunsOnFood.com

By Sanura Weathers of MyLifeRunsOnFood.com Make a pot of tea or coffee, light a candle, grab a comfortable seat, and plate a few cacao benne (pronounced benny) cookies. How was … Continue reading

December 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Principled Baker + Orange Scented Cherry White Chocolate Cookies

Baking is a precise art. It’s about measurements, precise temperatures and timing. If any of these are the slightest bit off, your prize winning recipe can become a disaster. No … Continue reading

December 6, 2012

Afro-Peruvians: Proud of their Roots

African people were brought to Peru as slaves by the Spanish conquistadors, and little did anyone know how strongly they were going to influence our country through the years. One … Continue reading

December 30, 2011 · 1 Comment

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