Black History Month in today’s paper and beans and rice for supper …


#AFN2014 says `Combining Black History with Food’ really nice post #mustread on behalf of #goodfoodeveryday

Lea Hogg

I featured Black History Month in the newspaper today as it is being commemorated by the US Embassy with a varied program including some exhibitions and a concert by gospel singer Joyce Yuille who is making a special visit to the island.
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I was so pleased to receive a detailed history about the origins of African American food from Jueseppi Baker and it brought back good memories of the wonderful teatime treats I was offered during my visit to the residence of the US Ambassador HE Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley just before Thanksgiving.

I am very familiar with eating African American cuisine especially while I was living in South London but I have not seriously attempted to cook it so far. This is going to change though and I am scheduled to make Mrs Flo’s Sweet Potato Pie and other delicious specialities from HE the US Ambassador’s childhood that I featured in…

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Asian Stir Fry With Gluten-Free Pasta


#AFN2014 says easy stir-fry #chefs-tips

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By Nancy Smorch, Foodie Bitch

As promised on Instagram last week, is the recipe for a really easy Asian Stir Fry.  I made it for the first time a week ago and I’ve made it four times since!  That tells you one of two things:  either I’ve gone completely brain dead in terms of coming up with ideas for meals, OR this recipe rocks!

Although, admittedly, one of the nights I was lacking in meal-planning creativity, the remaining nights I made this stir fry, it was per request of my family – ‘cause it’s just that good.

The fun thing about this recipe (and which adds a little variety) is that although the sauce part of the recipe stays the same, you can add and switch out what you choose to put in with the sauce.  So if your family isn’t paying too much attention, they may think the same…

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