West African food


Jeremy Chan’s Fridge Is 90-Percent Cheese, 10-Percent Caviar

Keepin' it classy with the Ikoyi chef in our latest installment of Fridge Tours.


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.


This Ghanaian Bakery Has a Delicious Secret

No one knows exactly what goes into the traditional West African bread at Uncle John’s Bakery, but people travel from all over London to try it.


What It’s Really Like Running a Restaurant with Your Best Friend

“Jeremy and I used to live together and we’d always talked about opening a restaurant sometime.”


Make the Prettiest Grilled Chicken of Your Life with This Hibiscus Petal Sauce

The West African flower combines with coconut to create a fuchsia and flavoursome sauce.


The Politics of Food: Smokies

In the first episode of The Politics of Food, Ben Ferguson investigates the UK’s growing illegal trade in "smokies,” a West African delicacy that has been outlawed in Europe since 1987.