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Coptic Easter and A Feast in Rural Egypt – Recipes Included

With Easter upon us, I’m sharing my blog about the holiday in Upper [southern] Egypt: During the years that I spent a good deal of my time working and living in Upper [southern] Egypt while conducting  doctoral research, I was … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Paula Deen

Originally posted on Afroculinaria:
An Open Letter to Paula Deen: Photo Courtesy of: Johnathan M. Lewis Dear Paula Deen, So it’s been a tough week for you… believe me you I know something about tough weeks being a beginning food…

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Porridge and a red pepper sauce as a tasty, main meal in central africa.

Although red pepper became known in Africa only after having been introduced by, presumably, the Portuguese in perhaps the 16th Century, they soon spread throughout the continent and became the most important condiment in many areas. Blog Continued here: Porridge and … Continue reading

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