Dijon Mustard Braised Collard Greens

  Photo Credit: OXMOOR HOUSE, 2016.   Collard greens have long been a staple in the cuisine of the African Diaspora that the world has come to know as soul food. This recipe is bursting with original and unexpected flavors from Western Europe and Southeast Asia. Since many people are trying to eat healthy these … Continue reading Dijon Mustard Braised Collard Greens


Couve à Mineira

Photo Credit: The Curious Coconut, 2013 Couve à Mineira is  also known as  Brazilian Styled Sautéed Collard Greens and this popular recipe for collard greens that is African in origin  comes from the Minas Gerais region of Brazil, Enslaved Africans contributed to Minas Gerais’s culinary identity, making it rich in garlic and onion.  It should be … Continue reading Couve à Mineira

Sherry-Glazed Salmon with Collard Greens

Photo Credit:  Roberto Caruso, 2016. Looking for a light and healthy meal? Well, this combination of fish and greens will be a delight for your taste buds. The sauce is slightly sweet and is nicely countered by the garlicky greens.   Serves 4 Ingredients: For the Salmon: 1/4 cup dry sherry 2 tablespoons brown sugar … Continue reading Sherry-Glazed Salmon with Collard Greens