Tag Archives: Senegal

Please Support my Culinary Pilgrimage To Senegal 

https://www.gofundme.com/nb652b-trip-to-africa Today is my 40th birthday and I’m excited to be alive. I want to reverse the Middle Passage. I want to take my life’s work and go on a culinary Pilgrimage to West Africa with www.RootstoGlory.com this June. I need your … Continue reading

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Leftover Couscous Salad

Couscous is one of my favorite foods.  I didn’t eat much of it until I became part of Sephardic Jewish culture, but couscous is part and parcel of the traditional diet of North/West Africa where it can be breakfast, lunch … Continue reading

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Michael Twitty: Keeping Culinary Traditions Alive – Cuisine Noir Magazine

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Happy Kwanzaa 2013: The Genetics of an American Cook

Kwanzaa is a annual cultural celebration innovated by Dr. Maulana Karenga in 1966. (Who will be speaking in Baltimore at the Reginald F.Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture at noon on the 28th!) For almost fifty years … Continue reading

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Roanoke’s favorite combo speaks to its Southern roots – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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ReBlogged from Kwanzaa Culinarians: My Senegelese Chicken Soup

Kwanzaa: Using Food and Heritage to Make Meaning Originally posted at:  http://kwanzaaculinarians.com/2012/12/08/kwanzaa-food-heritage-meaning/  Be sure to visit the site often!!!  http://kwanzaaculinarians.com/ Those of us who celebrate Kwanzaa face a lot of ribbing, good natured and otherwise, often questioning the authenticity and … Continue reading

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The Southern Discomfort Tour is at Kingsley Plantation in Florida!

This weekend near Jacksonville, Florida I will be doing historic interpretation at Kingsley Plantation, a site that gives insight into the antebellum period in Florida, the Lowcountry’s culture and the curious marriage of Zephaniah Kingsley and a young Wolof girl … Continue reading

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