Jollof Box Wants to Be the Next Leon
Despite missing out on a 'Dragons' Den' investment, Matthew Omeye-Howell hopes to make his West African food business the next Leon: “It’s authentic but everyone can enjoy it.”
'Displaced Dishes' Shares the Recipes of Refugees in Greece's Second Largest Camp
Sometimes, remembering favourite dishes, arguing over ingredients, and telling their stories is as close as the refugees get to home.
West African food
How a New Generation Is Building on Britain's Long History of West African Food
And why there’s so much more to explore, from Nigerian egusi soup and Ghanaian kelewele to Senegalese thieboudienne.
Make the Prettiest Grilled Chicken of Your Life with This Hibiscus Petal Sauce
Sweet hibiscus flower combines with coconut to create a flavorful fuchsia sauce that will change the way you think of grilled chicken.
Meet the Hibiscus-Obsessed Chef Celebrating British Nigerian Food
This week, Lopé Ariyo releases Hibiscus, a collection of classic Nigerian recipes with a few personal twists—like her liberal use of the edible African flower.
Zoe Adjonyoh Wants You to Step Inside Her Ghana Kitchen
We talk to the London chef about her new cookbook, which showcases the West African-inspired dishes from her wildly popular Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen supper club and pop-up restaurant.
How Our East African Supper Club Helps Fight Prejudice
My heritage is challenged on a daily basis and food is one very peaceful way of fighting back.
Fozia Ismail and Edwina Bruford
Africans Immigrants Find a Taste of Home in Southern China
The city of Guangzhou is home to between 50,000 and 100,000 Africans, but they still struggle to be accepted as part of Chinese society.
Kait Bolongaro and Hangwei Li
This Dinner Series Is Getting People to Talk About Being Black in America
From Lagos is a traveling pop-up restaurant created by Tunde Wey. It aims to get people talking and thinking about "blackness in America" over delicious, homestyle Nigerian food, served family-style.
Eating Inside Hong Kong's Refugee 'Mansions'
Chungking Mansions is the epicentre of life for Hong Kong’s asylum seekers, most of whom hail from South Asia, the Middle East, and across Africa—all of them trying to make a new life in one of Asia’s greatest economic miracles.
Inside the Manchester Caribbean Cafe That Doubles as an Underground Club
Manchester’s Q Cavern sells curry goat and jerk chicken by day and operates as a club by night, gaining a reputation for both homestyle Caribbean cooking and intimate live shows.
London’s African Chefs Are Mixing Yorkshire Puddings and Ugali
From Jamie Oliver’s “Jollofgate” to groundnut stew supper clubs, African cuisine is gaining popularity among British diners. “The thing is,” explains chef Folayemi Brown, “it’s not ‘African food.’ We can’t represent the whole continent.”