Kwanza food is prepared during the celebration of Kwanzaa, a weeklong African American festival celebrated in honor of the African culture and heritage, from the 26th of December to the 1st of January, annually, in the United States of America. It was first celebrated in the years 1966-1967. The festival which mainly involves a cultural gathering of the African Americans for discussing guiding principles involves preparation of Kwanza meals on all days, as well as, a feast called Karamu on the sixth day, on which a number of traditional and modern Kwanzaa recipes are prepared. Kwanza food for the feast consists of several dishes made of indigenous ingredients or those that have been brought to America by the immigrant Africans.
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