When you think of coffee what comes to mind? Espresso culture in a southern European country, a high street coffee chain or a traded† commodity. What about a female run coffee company that’s empowering African female farmers one bean a time. Farmers to Queens.
This is the biggest and best competition in the African and Caribbean domestic cooking scene. You have to enter. With the rise in African and Caribbean art, music and fashion we see a rise in African and Caribbean street food stalls, supperclubs and cooking recipes. To inspire a nation and the world, the capital London gets its second ever Jollof rice competition and much more. Here is what is happening we have a prize money pool of £6,000 which is for eight competitions. It will be equally shared. There will be at least 3 runner-up cash prizes per competition.
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 a British person for their favourite place to have a meal out, and they are just as likely to name a Chinese or an Indian restaurant as a fish and chip shop. But nowadays food from other parts of the world is becoming very fashionable in the United Kingdom - including cuisine from Africa. West Africa Cooks have discovered that there are plenty of tasty and authentic African foods in London as supper club restaurateurs are helping to develop a positive image of Africa in the minds of the city's diners.
Thinking of starting your own business? Well if you can cook African, Caribbean or Southern and Soul food here are three reasons why you should start a supper club.
African food events, feasts, festivals, carnivals and celebrations; popups supper clubs and lunch clubs; Nigerian, Ghanaian, Senegalese, Sierra Leone/Liberian and Eritrean. I have attended many events in the year 2015. I attended five African pop-ups in November month so I am getting an idea of what is what. The question is what did I learn during my event visits? Well here is my feedback.
So you are an adventurous eater, a foodie now wondering whether you will like other African foods away from the family heritage of say your parents of Nigeria or you have never tried African cooking but you have sampled Indian. Well from Ghanaian street food to Ethiopian restaurants, African food is in London and it’s about to make its mark even bigger and better in November with a number of supper club events. Now this is the best time to try a new cuisine.