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Pineapple Upside Down Hummingbird Cake

From an early age, I was deeply immersed in the culture and celebration of Kwanzaa. I used to perform in a children’s dance company called New Life, which was rooted in the ministry of spiritual liturgical dance. Every year, the company would perform at a renowned church in Chicago’s Kwanzaa event. I adored dancing at … Continue reading

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 one enjoys the dreaded sunken middle or the “burnt edges-raw insides” catastrophe and let us not forget the egg shell that found its way into … Continue reading

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 of the most important religious festivities was born thanks to an Angolan slave, who painted a dark skin Christ in a wall, in the XVII … Continue reading