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My Top 5 Iftar Faves for Foodies

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When it’s time to break the fast, my iftar table includes a mix of West and East African dishes. Here are 5 of my favourites to enjoy during Ramadan.

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My Food is Not a Challenge — How to Represent African Cuisines on Social Media

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Social media has helped foodies across the diaspora spotlight the very best of African cuisines, but what happens when cultural foods star in viral trends like the Fufu Challenge?

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Judy’s Flavourful Kenyan Goat Meat Pilau

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This week’s takeover took us into Judy’s Kenyan kitchen abroad, in Denmark to be specific, where she showed us out to make Goat Pilau. Similar […]

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Episode Recap: The Guinness BLACK FOODIE Battle

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In this episode of the BLACK FOODIE Battle, contestants had to create something delicious with Guinness Draught stout.

Black History Month Virtual Potluck List

Black Bloggers Making Black History Month All About The Food

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February in the U.S. has always been a time to honour Black History, but for black food bloggers, this is also a time to specifically […]

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Mariia’s Sweet South Sudanese Kuindiong

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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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The Inspiring True Story of the Neale Ice Cream Empire

Guava-passionfruit, creamy rum raisin, and tasty pineapple-coconut are just a few of the delicious flavours blazing a trail across Canadian freezers by family-owned ice-cream company, […]

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Zoe’s Lusciously Delicious Ghanaian Aboboi

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Our latest takeover took us to Zoe Adjonyoh’s kitchen in the UK, where she shared her spin on the beloved Ghanaian dish Aboboi.  View this post […]

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Sauce/Sòs Pwa Nwa: One of Haiti’s Best-Kept Secrets

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On a scale from 1-7, how often do you eat beans? A rich source of protein and fibre, they’re a super versatile ingredient that can […]

Black-Owned Gifts for Foodies by BLACK FOODIE

30 Bomb Black-Owned Gifts for the Foodie on Your List

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‘Tis the season, nay, year, to give Black-owned gifts to everyone on your list. Here are 30+ edible and inedible options we think are just fab.

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4 Ancestral Foods to Help Boost Your Immune System

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With the pandemic still very much looming over us, cold and flu prevention has become even more important. A great way to prevent yourself falling […]

How to eat Eritrean and Ethiopian food by BLACK FOODIE

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

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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, […]

3 Tips for Ordering Nigerian Food with BLACK FOODIE

3 Tips for Enjoying Nigerian Food at Home

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Nigerian food is full of magical and bold flavours, with a beautiful sampling of dishes from the hundreds of ethnic groups across the country. We […]

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Why Dacyion Reid Hasn’t Let the Pandemic Scare Her

Running Dacy’s Gourmet Kitchen during the pandemic has meant new business and return customers thanks to the ease-of-use provided by Interac e-Transfer.

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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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How to Create an Authentic Jamaican Restaurant Experience at Home

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The only thing better than dinner at a Jamaican restaurant is enjoying it on your couch while wearing stretchy pants. Here are 3 tips for making it happen.

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BLACK FOODIE Week – A Taste of the Diaspora

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September 20-27th will mark the first annual BLACK FOODIE Week; a celebration of Black food culture in Toronto.

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African Food Doesn’t Need to be Grilled to Be Great

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Le Virunga boasts a pan-African menu that’ll blow your mind. But you won’t find any grilled food here. That’s because they want you to know Africa has so much more to offer.

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A Black Sommelier’s Guide to Wine for Our Food

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Cha McCoy, Black sommelier and Beverage Director at Cherry Bombe drinks suggests 5 wines perfect for Afro-Caribbean and Southern picnic foods.

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An Easy Afro-Trinbagonian Picnic Menu

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I grew up in Trinidad and Tobago, a twin-island state in the Caribbean with an ethnically diverse, multicultural population. My parents loved taking my sisters […]

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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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17 Amazing Brands that’ll Make Your Picnic Pop

Picnics are the new brunch — make yours one to remember with products and services from these incredible Black-owned businesses.

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BLACK FOODIE Picnic Day Creating an Appreciation for Black Food Culture

Endorsed by Toronto Mayor John Tory and several Black chefs, food bloggers, and business owners, the first instalment reached tens of thousands of food enthusiasts.

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5 Caribbean Picnic Essentials

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Growing up, something my family often did was take advantage of the outdoors for almost any occasion when the weather allowed it. It was easy […]

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