Thinking of writing a book? Well if you can cook African, Caribbean or Southern food here are three reasons why you should start to write down, document and collect your recipes.
Ask yourself at the end of the year 2015 what did you do to promote Africa? Your heritage, culture and spirit. What did you do?
As an activist this means you have to support or actively encourage and advance African issues. So again ask yourself the question?
Reviewing The Groundnut Cookbook a contemporary African cookbook from the foodie trio behind the current pop-up banquet supperclub craze.
Not most familiar with West African cuisine? What about the cooking of East African cuisine? Baffled at why African food doesn't sit along site Chinese or Italian, and to why there are so few cook books in the shops and libraries? Well The Groundnut Cookbook published by Michael Joseph in the UK on the 2nd July 2015 is now available to order for yourself.
What comes into your mind when someone talks to you about receiving a Christmas hamper? Images of fine wines, champagne perhaps or spirits fill your thoughts, together with delicious sauces, rich cakes, luxury chocolates or biscuits, roasted nuts all wrapped up in a decorative festive wicker basket with strong leather handles a gift to indulge in. Delivered to your door umm. Lavish, delicious and beautiful, everyone enjoys a treat at Christmas.
Ellen Gibson Wilson first encountered African food when she married a British man who had lived in Western Africa. "A West African Cook Book: Good Food From Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone" is an excellent cookbook, one of the best African cookbooks ever. By focusing on these four countries Ms. Wilson has produced a wonderful book, probably better than if she had tried to cover the entire continent (as many African cookbooks try to do).
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If you have written a West Africa cooking book and or an ebook like Classic African and The Taste of Africa please let us know so we can feature them here.
Well, this year saw the launch of West Africa Cooks and me losing sleep over writing articles on African food and drink. It's been a good year all round and we've had wonderful comments and feedbacks about the site and its improvements. In the new year, we hope to expand our sights and will allow more interaction with our readers and hopefully lots of cooking tips on West Africa Cooks You tube channel.