For Vibrant Brides of Color

Black Eyed Peas For Luck

Tastfully adding the good luck of Black Eyed Peas to your wedding menu.

Vegan Black-eyed Peas Loaf

vegan black eyed pea nut loaf with scalloped sweet potatoes

Black Eyed Peas are known for good luck at New year's, but did you know they bring good luck at your wedding? The recipe would be a wonderful entree for vegan/ vegetarian guests too.

Black Eye Pea Salsa

The lime, salt and juicy tomatoes make this an easy hit at any get together.

Ghanaian Red Red


We love the African habit of echo speech or repitition of words. The Black eyed peas, stewed with red palm oil and tomato paste are served with rich sweet fried plaintains. This Ghanian favorite is heaven on the palate and is delicious even for those who dislike Black-eyed peas.

Steak With Corn and Black-Eyed Pea Salad

Steak With Corn and Black-Eyed Pea Salad

Steak With Corn and Black-Eyed Pea Salad

This light simple dish couuld be the entree at a lunch or dinner wedding. Perfectly satisfying while leaving room for cake. The common Black-eye is elevated in this chic salad.

Ham and Black Eyed Pea Cake “Benedict” with a Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Sophisticated Southern cuisine. Black eyed peas are made super savory with peppers, Dijon mustard, ham and  a delicate poached egg.

Accara, Senegalese Black-Eyed Pea Fritters

Crispy on the outside and creamy in the middle, they are variously known as akra, acra, accra, acrat and acarajé. Crisp, light-as-air fritters like these are a popular street snack throughout Senegal and the rest of west Africa. They're usually accompanied by chile-hot, tomato-based kaani sauce.

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