If I said to you bush tucker what is the first thing that comes into your mind bush tucker trials? Extreme eating! Eating crocodile penis, scorpion, cricket, ants and mealworm in I'm A Celebrity. It is true eat snails from the French menu and you are celebrated; eat African snails and wow that is gross. Media images of food are everywhere of what we should eat and it is not bush. Fran Osseo-Asare believes that there is a negative image of African food. See the video by Fran Osseo-Asare author of Ghana Cookbook.
Along the way there will be many people who wish to start up an African or Caribbean supperclub with a long term vision of creating a restaurant business. Here is a Question and Answer from an inspiring entrepreneur let's called her Terry with such an vision, although the vision has yet to be realised. Turning ideas into businesses is hard work requiring detailed planning and, because we’re not turning good plans into action, there’s no one to pave the way for the next generation behind us.
The food and drink scene is constantly evolving with a relentless flow of new trends emerging, and the public embracing even the craziest of foodie fads. Mainly washed down with alcohol. Today this current generation spends more time and money dining out, treating food and drink as more of an experience than simply fuel to get you through the day. As this demand for food and drink experiences increases, so does the opportunity for passionate cooks at home, restaurants and supperclubs.