Flex your palate and your heritage at the same damn time!



Get a hold of our classic tee to show the world you know a lil somethin' about fufu, guinep, injera, egusi, attiéké, pepperpot, bariis, ...

Plantain Over Everything


Whether you say "plan-tin" or "plan-tayn", we can all agree that everything tastes better with plantain. Show your love for this starchy fruit with an iconic tee...

Injera & Chill Black


This one goes out to the kids who wanted Lunchables and got shiro instead and to all the first-generation foodies learning how to make injera for the first time...



The REAL deal. Super warm, stylish, and versatile, this sweater just screams "I'm proud AF to be a #blackfoodie!"

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Bahamian Stew Chicken

This hearty bowl is infused with my favourite Caribbean herb, thyme, and original Bahamian heritage. It’s a one-pot dish that’ll keep you full for days. Be sure to enjoy it with my buttery 18th-Century Johnny Cakes.

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Bahamian Chicken Souse

Chicken Souse (pronounced sowse) is a tasty chili-lime based soup with a zesty flavour profile. It is essentially the chicken soup of the Caribbean with medicinal properties to give your immune system a boost when you are feeling “under the weather.”

Serve the souse with buttery Johnny Cakes for a complete meal.

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18th-Century Bahamian Johnny Cakes

The origins of Johnny Cake dates back to the the 18th century. Fishermen and sailors made this bread on the decks of their vessels by building a fire in a box filled with sand to keep the flames from spreading to the craft. It was originally called “journey cake” because it was quick to make and sustainable while travelling.

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