There is an amazing stage of child development where children not only have a vocabulary explosion but they […]
In the West when there’s a celebration we are served meat prepared with various cooking techniques. This can […]
KFC restaurant chains have been forced to shut down due to a shortage of chicken in the United […]
For most women (and men) food and love are inseparable. We feed and nurture those we love. When […]
Many scholars estimate that at least 15% of Africans imported as slaves were Muslim. The remaining practised indigenous […]
First there was Dunkin’ Donuts, then there was Krispy Kreme. Too many yummy donuts later, we decided to […]
Ice Cream for Breakfast Day‘s tomorrow?* Yes it is! Who’s – complaining? No one. Who’s curious? Everyone! The […]
When in Paris, do as the Parisians do? This means delightful macaroons and warm crepes are a must. […]
There are two good reasons to talk about jerk chicken/meat in January. (1) It heats up our thoughts […]
Barbecues, beer and music – that ‘s the ordre du jour on this day (Australia Day) every year. […]
Each time our kids open up a box of cereal or pancake mix during the rushed morning breakfast […]
It’s that time of the year when temperatures fall below zero and we rather bundle up on the […]
When Ghanaian actor (Nana)-Kofi Siriboe was in first grade he was asked ‘What’s your favorite food?’ He said ‘Fufu,’ and […]
There is something appetizing and rich about a dish when you know the history behind it. The ingredients come to life and a spoonful isn’t just to satisfy hunger. This is the case with Joumou soup, also know as “freedom soup”.
Every fan of African food knows that jollof rice is the holy grail of African cuisine and that a menu with jollof isn’t complete without a generous serving of fried plantain. So when we came across a recipe for Jollof and Plantain Arancini, we put on our glasses in disbelief, brought out our pots and pans to try it out and finally pen and paper to give this ingenious concoction a raving review.
New year’s day may be behind us but it’s not to late to find out why black eyed […]
The beauty of New Orleans’ culture is its blend of African, French and Spanish influence. This blend brings colour, flair and… (drum roll)… king cake!
What’s cooking on the streets of Africa?
A tiny, ‘harmless’ glass of wine during the toast, a sip of sherry from Grandpa to accompany some […]
There’s often a tinge of guilt behind the drinking merrily and munching joyfully at Christmas. All because of the C word …
In the western world eating meat has been a symbol of status and wealth. It comes as no […]
his savoury pastry is not only bursting with flavour but it’s a culinary blend of Caribbean history. After the English…
For the MOCCA Mum knowledge vultures, we’ve dug up some heartbreaking facts about cocoa farms and slave trade in West Africa. To finish on a more positive note we feature the recipe for Ghana’s Finest Toffee! …
In the beautiful island of British Guyana, locals prepare the most sumptuous dish, Pepperpot, that…
It’s often said that people of African heritage eat well-seasoned food. In pop culture this was endorsed by Beyoncé […]
The holiday season is fast approaching and for most of us that means – food!