SFC's The Happy Kitchen/La Cocina Alegre® is thrilled to be partnering with Oldways: Health through Heritage to offer their series, A Taste of African Heritage, here in our kitchen. Oldways’ mission is to inspire good health through cultural food traditions and lifestyles. Their advertising for A Taste of African Heritage reads, “Diabetes is not a part of African heritage. Neither is heart disease. Together, we can claim healthy by reclaiming history.”
The class highlights healthy ingredients, recipes, and cooking styles that form part of traditional African heritage. Because their curriculum is designed to be used across the country, we’ve paired their facilitator with one of our own SFC's The Happy Kitchen facilitators to provide supplemental information about how to find healthy, local food right here in Austin.
Here’s one of the Oldways recipes that comes with this series. It features lentils, which are traditional in Egypt, Ethiopia, and other places of Indian influence. Enjoy!