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Ivy Newton-Gamble

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Ivy Newton-Gamble is a graduate of Florida A & M University earning a B.A. in Sociology. She is also an avid reader and traveler fascinated by people and African cultural traditions. Her goal is to make African desserts as common place as French pastries and African main courses a regular weekday dish. She currently lives in Florida tending to her garden of organically grown fruits and vegetables and is a proud member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.

Goso the Teacher

Once there was a man named Goso, who taught children to read, not in a schoolhouse, but under a calabash tree. One evening, while Goso was sitting under the tree deep in the study of the next day’s lessons, Paa, the gazelle, climbed up the tree very quietly to steal some fruit, and in so doing shook off a calabash, which, in falling, struck the teacher on the head and killed him...

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A Field of Greens (Cooking, Food & Wine)
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Description: Quick and easy slow cooker meals are not usually associated with gourmet African cuisine. With over 80 simple recipes vegans, vegetarians and meat lovers alike can enjoy a trip to Africa from the comforts of home. From all over Africa A Field of Greens helps you create recipes that are wholesome, tasty and healthy. All the recipes in this book have been adapted for the slow cooker and the directions are simple and the recipes convenient, familiar and delicious. Most recipes are heart healthy and diabetic friendly. Several recipes are also inexpensive allowing you to stretch your family food dollar. Besides wonderful recipes, I have also created this cookbook so that it will be as inviting just to sit down with and read just as well as being used for everyday cooking. Learn simple everyday African words with A Field of Greens African languages 101 lessons. Broaden your mind and discover African cooking with A Field of Greens.
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message 4: by Vanessa (last edited May 22, 2009 08:31PM)

Vanessa Hi Ivy,

Thank you for the friendship! I can not wait to read your book(s)!

Vanessa


Jeannie Faulkner Barber Hi there Ivy. Hope you're having an awesome week. Thanks so much for the friendship.
Blessings,
Jeannie


Phillip thanks for being my friend, ivy! i look forward to picking up your new cookbook (sweet taste of africa). i didn't realize you had other books out. i'm also going to look for you cookbook on greens.


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