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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

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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

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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...

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

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Black Bloggers Celebrate Juneteenth with a Virtual Cookout

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It’s glorious to see the widespread celebration of Juneteenth. It wasn’t until I moved to DC as an adult that I learned about Juneteenth and […]

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Your Foolproof BLACK FOODIE Wknd Menu!

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Cookout tables may be where legends are made but there’s truly nothing worse than a picnic with bad food. This summer, save time and wow your guests with our official BLACK FOODIE WKND menu!

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3 Cookout Condiments for the Culture

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Summer is officially here which means it’s time to get back to cookouts with friends and family. If you’re a foodie, you probably picked up a few new recipes and skills in the kitchen during the pandemic — allow us to introduce you to three more!

These three condiments are savoury, tangy, and totally addictive. You’ll be the toast of the cookout when you dish up Ethiopian/Eritrean awaze, Caribbean green mayo, and Haitian pikliz to be used with everything from hot dogs to fries, burgers, and kebabs. The rich umami flavours in each recipe will keep your guests coming back for more, so don’t be surprised if they’re hangning around your kitchen at the end of the night looking for more.

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Cookout-Ready Cheesy Jalapeno Cornbread

Memorial Day is the official start to summer in the US and that means it’s cookout season! If you know, you know that cookouts are all about the side dishes, so if you’re in charge of bringing one, you have to come correct.

Luckily for you, this cheesy jalapeno cornbread is so good and so easy, so don’t worry if this year you’re asked to bring a side dish. Everyone will want a slice of this cornbread! For extra flavour, use Tillamook medium cheese and drizzle honey over the cornbread while it’s still warm.

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Djon Djon – Haitian Mushroom Rice

Djon djon rice is to Haitians what gold is to royalty. Commonly known as “black rice”, it’s one of our most unique and delicious dishes. When the djon djon comes out, you know it’s a celebration.

Djon djon translates to “mushroom”, specifically those mushrooms grown in the northern part of Haiti. As a result, the mushrooms aren’t easily available for most folks so I like to suggest cooking the rice with a Maggi cube. The substitution is frowned upon by some but it does the exact same job in my opinion.

If there are a lot of Haitians in the area where you live, you might get lucky and find djon djon at a Caribbean market. Either way, this recipe delivers amazing flavor and once you make it, you’ll never want to eat rice & peas any other way.

This recipe takes a lot less time than the traditonal method, thanks to the use of a rice cooker.

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