Daughters of the Dust Style Ancestors Table

“With Daughters of the Dust, Julie Dash managed to highlight the diversity within the African-American experience. She did so by giving voice and agency to a group that had become invisible. The question of who controls the images and representations of people of...

APPLE TART

APPLE TART

1 stick butter 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1 cup flour Apples Brown sugar Lemon juice Apple pie spice Mix butter with sugar until creamy. Crack an egg in and mix then add flour. Mix sliced and peeled apples with brown sugar depending on sweetness of apples. Squeeze lemon juice...

ROASTED CAULIFLOWER WITH INDIAN SPICES AND YOGURT DRESSING

ROASTED CAULIFLOWER WITH INDIAN SPICES AND YOGURT DRESSING

Curry powder is a mixture of spices, including turmeric, used to prepare curry dishes and other traditional recipes in Indian cuisine. Depending on your household, regional subtleties, and personal preference, your curry mixture might include allspice, cumin, nutmeg,...

BRAZILIAN COLLARD GREENS

BRAZILIAN COLLARD GREENS

This easy and quick recipe from Brazil allows you to make greens in no time at all while keeping them a beautiful sparkly emerald green.   You get to retain more of the nutrients and get out of the kitchen faster. You can make kale, swiss chard, or any greens in...

JAPANESE STYLE GREEN BEAN SALAD

JAPANESE STYLE GREEN BEAN SALAD

blanch the green beans. slice onion into thin strips. you can throw it in cold water to get some of the sting out. slice kohlrabi into thin strips. toss together with a spicy sesame seed dressing - we used chili flakes, chili paste, soy sauce, some pickle vinegar toss...

TRINDADIAN CORN SOUP

TRINDADIAN CORN SOUP

“Good soup is one of the prime ingredients of good living.  For soup can do more to lift the spirits and stimulate the appetite than any other one dish.” - Louis P. De Gouy, ‘The Soup Book’ (1949) The first time I had this soup, it was a...

PLUM BRUSCHETTA

PLUM BRUSCHETTA

Plums Goat Cheese Truffle Honey Pea Shoots Toasted Bruschetta   Layer goat cheese on bruschetta pea shoots and top with sliced plums. Drizzle with truffle honey.  

SALT CURED ZUCCHINI SALAD

SALT CURED ZUCCHINI SALAD

1 ½ pound yellow and green zucchini, julienned Kosher salt 2 tablespoon minced red onion, sweet onion, scallions, or shallots 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons olive oil Freshly ground black pepper ¼ cup chopped walnuts, almonds, or...

QUINOA SALAD WITH MANGO – FENNEL KIMCHI

QUINOA SALAD WITH MANGO – FENNEL KIMCHI

I had a version of this salad in Chicago at a gourmet fast casual spot named Belly Shack. It was served vegan style which I appreciated because I was taking out my vegan friend whom I was staying with. It was the best quinoa salad I had ever had and I was bent on...

PEACHY CHICKEN WITH PEACH SALSA

PEACHY CHICKEN WITH PEACH SALSA

Serves 4 4 large boneless skinless chicken breast 3/4 cup peach jam or preserves ¼ cup peach juice or orange juice 4 tablespoons minced garlic ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground...