Christmassy, gluten free, vegan, galette des rois, holiday traditions and recipes come in many flavors and strands.
One of them is offered by Kwanzaa Culinarians, a collective effort sharing writers heritage, family recipes and meaning of the holiday which runs until January 1, 2012.
Afro-Brazilian roots are showcased in Emme Ribeiro of Food Samba Celebrates Umoja (December 26) with a Braised Oxtail and Collard Greens Stew as one of the dishes.
Seletta “Luna” Raven of Oakland, California in “Luna’s Kitchen Magic” Celebrates Ujamaa (December 29) looks at cooperative economics of Ujamaa.
You can read more from Emme Ribeiro on her site Food Samba...
Holidays and the African diaspora
(* Braised Oxtail image courtesy of Emme Ribeiro of Food Samba, all rights reserved)