Join us as we commemorate Black History Month in February with an African Heritage Recipe Celebration.

Our monthlong celebration will include a weekly recipe challenge on social media, as well as virtual events and classes. 

Join Our Weekly Recipe Challenge — Make an African Heritage Recipe Each Week in February

  1. Follow @atasteofheritage on Instagram, and join A Taste of African Heritage Cooking Program on Facebook, and look for our post each Monday announcing the weekly recipe. 
  2. Make the recipe, take a picture, and post it on your own Instagram or Facebook account (be sure to use the hashtag #africanheritagerecipe). 
  3. You will be eligible to win an Oldways apron! Each week, we’ll randomly select one winning social media post.

Week 1: Cold Black-Eyed Pea Salad

Black-Eyed Pea Salad IG Week 1.png


Make this recipe, and post with #africanheritagerecipe, before midnight on February 7 to be eligible to win!

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Week 2: Cabbage Slaw

Cabbage Slaw IG Week 2.png


Make this recipe, and post with #africanheritagerecipe, before midnight on February 14 to be eligible to win!

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Week 3: Banana Millet Breakfast Porridge

Banana Porridge IG Week 3.png


Make this recipe, and post with #africanheritagerecipe, before midnight on February 21 to be eligible to win!

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Week 4: Hoppin’ John Salad

Hoppin' John Salad


Make this recipe, and post with #africanheritagerecipe, before midnight on February 28 to be eligible to win!

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Join Us For a Live Webinar Event — African Heritage Cooking Demo

Join us on February 2 at 10 AM ET for a live webinar event, and learn to make recipes from the African Heritage Diet. Register here


Take an Online Cooking & Nutrition Course about the African Heritage Diet

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Get recipes, cooking techniques, and learn about the culture and history of the African Diaspora!

This exciting new e-course gives you the full experience of our 6-lesson cooking series—from your own home, on your own timeline. With each lesson, learn recipes (Mafe, Jollof Rice, Tangy Collard Greens), cultural history, nutrition concepts, and cooking skills related to the African Heritage Diet. 

The lessons are recorded by a variety of experienced A Taste of African Heritage instructors, and include videos, cooking demos, printable recipes and handouts, and discussion boards where you can talk with fellow students. 

Of course, we’re still offering live classes in communities across the country, and we encourage anyone to become an instructor and teach the class in their community

You can get started today!

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