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How Kahawa1893 is Leading the Coffee Revolution, One Brew at a Time


Margaret Nyamumbo went from drinking coffee in college to stay awake to wondering why she wasn’t seeing her country’s roasts in the US. Now, her coffee brand Kahawa1893 is blazing a trail for other African food businesses looking to go global.

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A Vacation Guide to Lamu, Kenya


When it comes to villa life most people will name somewhere in the Mediterranean before even thinking about Africa. I’m here to introduce you to Lamu Island in Kenya, home of gorgeous beachfront villas perfectly suited for locals and tourists.

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Clara’s Tasty Zambian Lumanda in Grounded Groundnuts

This week, Clara of Black Garlic Zambia took over the BLACK FOODIE Instagram page to give us a taste of her beloved country, Zambia! Home to more […]

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Mariia’s Sweet South Sudanese Kuindiong


In our most recent takeover, Mariia of Mariia’s Kitchen shared with us one of her favourite Sudanese dishes: Kuindiong! Although based in Sydney, Australia, Mariia […]

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How to Eat (and Order!) Delicious Ethiopian/Eritrean Food


East Africa is home to some of the most exciting cuisines in the world so it’s no wonder that Ethiopian and Eritrean food, in particular, […]

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What Your Love of Ethiopian Food Says About You

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Nothing exposes people’s biases more than the food they eat or don’t eat. Here’s what enjoying Ethiopian food says about yours.

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5 East & West African Recipes to Spice Up Your Picnic

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In the summertime, picnics and BBQs are my favourite food-filled events to share with family and friends. As someone who loves tropical fruits and eating […]

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Jazz up your breakfast with this Teff Bowl

Tired of cereal? Want to switch up your oatmeal? Try this Teff bowl instead made with whole Teff grains from Berhan Teff. Teff is a […]

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5 Spots to grab Tasty Ethiopian food in Toronto!

If you ever had the pleasure of tasting Ethiopian food, then this list is for you! And if you haven’t- then what are you waiting […]

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#AfroFoodTalk-how african chefs and creatives are uniting to shape the future of African food

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Last week I travelled to Washington DC for a special gathering of minds passionate about African food. As I listened to culinary greats discuss exciting […]

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