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Behind the Bubbles: Champagne 101

We may be well into the new year, there are still plenty of reasons to drink Champagne! Despite having the prestigious title of being the […]

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The Humble History of Soul Food

Soul food is one of the most popular and recognizable types of cooking coming out of the United States. For centuries, Black Americans have passed […]

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How to Receive Guests for the Holidays

The holidays can be stressful time especially when you’re hosting, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are some of my tips on what to […]

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AFRO-VEGANISM: Revolutionizing the Plate

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Food is an essential part of any culture. However, it is important to know that not all foods have been introduced to culture by choice. […]

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The Scoop on Jollof: Why West Africa Holds its Rice Dish Dear

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Every culture and community has that one revered dish. The dish with a recipe that is passed down from generation to generation and is the […]

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Buna Time: A Crash Course in Ethiopian and Eritrean Coffee Tradition

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A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to have stumbled across an amazing Eritrean and Ethiopian restaurant in the Charlotte, NC area. When I […]

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East African entrepreneurs honour their grandmother’s legacy through Tea business

Nothing brings back memories of home like a big tall hot glass of black tea, or as I and many East Africans call it shahee. […]

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Healing Through Food

I grew up on rice and peas, bun and cheese, boiled dumpling, and many other carbohydrate-rich foods. It’s one of the advantages of being raised […]

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An Ode to the Coconut: the Coconut Turnover

Oh, coconut! What love and affection we Caribbean people have for you. Coconut trees adorn the twin islands of Trinidad and Tobago like a carefully […]

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Caribana: Toronto’s Celebration of Caribbean Culture

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Caribana has become a key highlight of summer in Toronto. It’s hard to imagine an August long weekend without the opportunity to whine ya waist […]

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