Recipes Tagged 'African Heritage'

Recipe courtesy of Nicole Taylor, excerpted from her cookbook The Up South Cookbook: Chasing Dixie in a Brooklyn Kitchen.  Photography by Noah Fecks. Reprinted with permission from The Up South Cookbook: Chasing Dixie in a Brooklyn Kitchen by Nicole A. Taylor, The Countryman Press 2015 

Nicole Taylor, cookbook author and food blogger, writes “As a teenager, I spent an entire...
This recipe comes to us courtesy of African Heritage & Health Ambassador Carrye Brown...

Recipe adapted from thisrawsomeveganlife.com

Coconut milk is used widely throughout African heritage cooking, in curries, stews and more. Frozen...
This garden-fresh, open-faced sandwich can be made using store-bought hummus and pickles, or it can...
This simple whipped hummus, with butter bean roots in the South combined with North Africa’s...

Inspired by recipes in Jessica B. Harris' The Africa Cookbook and Marcus Samuelsson’s The Soul of a New Cuisine

Sambals are zesty, spicy, chili-based condiments found in South African cuisine.  Sambals were...

An Oldways recipe and photo

The mint, cumin and coriander give this a North African taste. You can vary the chopped vegetables...

Oldways recipe and photo. This recipe is from our cooking program, A Taste of African Heritage. Learn more about it here, and watch our video about the program!

Media: This recipe and photo may be reproduced with credit "Courtesy of Oldways." Contact Abby Sloane for a hi-res photo (2448px x 3264px available).

African heritage desserts have traditionally been based on fresh fruit.  A common dessert in...
Once known as peasant food, kohlrabi has received high acclaim by today's farmers and foodies...
Although native to Italy, polenta is widely featured in Afro-Latin American cuisine.  This...

Recent Blog Posts

Nutrition advice can’t be boiled down to headlines without losing im...
While it is important to keep abreast of the latest nutrition research, it...
African American ancestors brought a huge array of food traditions to the...

E-Newsletter Sign-up

Sign up for one or more of our Oldways newsletters. After you enter your email and click Submit you’ll be given a chance to choose which newsletter(s) you want.

Email: