Food and cooking play a big part in West African cultures. From hospitality in the home to catering for big functions we take our cuisine seriously- perfectly demonstrated by the outrage against Jamie Oliver’s shocking rendition of Jollof rice (in the words of MC Hammer ‘you can’t touch this’). So in honour of Jollofgate, here … Continue reading 15 items you might find in an Afropolitan kitchen!
“Am I stingy?” This is the question I often ask myself whilst shamelessly and gleefully scavenging the ‘Yellow label’ section of my local supermarket. This usually takes place in the company of a close friend, or better still a relative, mostly looking away in horror or worse, walking away in shame. After a brief moment … Continue reading “Am I a stingy scavenger?” Lessons from a ‘Yellow label’ lover