Nigerian food

6.18.19

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.”

4.16.19

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.

12.14.18

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.

12.7.18

This Nigerian Harvest Festival Celebrates the Yam in All Its Glory

Every year, hundreds gather to sample traditional Nigerian dishes at London’s annual Iri-ji New Yam Festival, a celebration of the yam crop in Igboland.

7.12.18

Grilled Prawns with Yaji Spice Relish Recipe

A flavourful ginger and garlic relish transforms simple grilled prawns into this classic Nigerian street food.

5.30.17

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.

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4.7.17

How We're Bringing a Taste of Nigeria to a London Cafe

From plantain waffles to kuli kuli chicken, Emeka and Ifeyinwa Frederick—founders of Nigerian pop-up Chuku’s—want Londoners to experience the flavours of Nigeria.

11.14.16

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.

9.2.16

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.