This South London Cafe Wants to Showcase the Work of Black Chefs
Mae J’s, named after NASA astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison, is part of The Palms, a new Black hair and beauty hub for Peckham's Afro-Caribbean community.
When Christmas Dinner Comes with a Side of Rice and Peas
Migration to any country creates a collision of cultures that often manifests itself in food. As a third-generation British Jamaican, I know this all too well.
Why Some Have No Choice But to Start Buying Christmas Food in October
For those on low incomes or in unstable employment, buying a mountain of food for the Christmas break in one December shop simply isn’t an option.
The Windrush Generation Is Still Inspiring Today’s British Caribbean Chefs
“Our mum and grandma taught us the process of how to make the food, prepare it, marinate it overnight, and how to blend different spices and flavours together to compliment each dish.”
Krept and Konan's Twitter Pun Escalates into Them Opening a Restaurant Called Crepes and Cones
The British rap duo open their first eatery in South London this weekend.
Inside the London Bar Inspired By a Jamaican Childhood
Londoner Gordon McGowan grew up in the small Jamaican town of Mandeville. Two years ago, he opened a bar that pays homage to his “beloved little boring town.”
Why We Can't Stop Looking at Our Screens When We Eat
When was the last time you made dinner without queuing an episode on Netflix first?
How Jamaican Patties Became a Beloved British Snack
The meat and vegetable-filled pastry parcels have travelled from Jamaica to the home kitchens of Britain’s first Caribbean migrants, and now the shelves of major UK supermarkets.