Kwanzaa: An African-American Celebration of Culture and Cooking
A week-long holiday of African cultural heritage created 25 years ago, Kwanzaa--which means "first fruits" in Swahili--is now observed by more than five million Americans. This complete guide to the holiday's history, principles, and foods includes stories from black folklore and more than 200 kitchen-tested recipes, including such delights as Nigerian chicken stew, shrimp creole, pecan pie, and ginger beer. 2-color illustrations throughout.
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KWANZAA: An African-American Celebration of Culture and CookingUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Kwanzaa is an invented holiday, created in 1966 by African- American Maulana Karenga, who, Copage (a New York Times Magazine editor) here says, ``synthesized elements from many African harvest ... Read full review