Riley Serola is a Creative and YouTuber who shares weekly food reviews (mainly in London) alongside the occasional travel vlogs. Ingredients for today's show include the expectation of Nigerian Restaurants, Giving honest reviews, and a debate on who should profit from African & Caribbean food.
Caz is a London based food enthusiast, entrepreneur and the brainchild behind "Cooking With Caz", a platform to share recipes, host events, engage with the community and more. Ingredients for today's show include notable food from Zimbabwe, the “gango” food trend in Zimbabwe. Challenges of organising a brunch and catering.
Sef Kombo is a Soulful, Deep & Afro House DJ who played at our first brunch day party event. His work has taken him all over the world to countries like Germany, Denmark, Switzerland, Austria, Poland and many more. He has also hosted his own show on Bang Radio, BBC 1xtra, Rinse FM & East Africa Radio and has appeared on Kiss 100 and BBC Asian Network. Ingredients for today’s show include the trials and tribulations of being a DJ, we also talk about food from Ghana and Tanzania.
Princese enjoys sharing her passion for Congolese & African recipes via her social channels, through which she allows us to join in her journey on learning about food from different cultures. Ingredients for today’s show include the exploration of a Congolese dish called Pondu. We find out why it's important for a female to cook, and we get tips for YouTube and other social channels
Carlington Clarke is the entrepreneur, Head Chef and co-founder of Pumpkin Jerk Grill, an award-nominated take-away restaurant offering authentic Caribbean cuisine. Carlington has over 20 years of cooking experience and has been involved in a number of restaurant launches. Ingredients for today's show include tips on launching a new restaurant or takeaway. Should you expect your own take-away, not to make a profit in its 1st year of business? How to ensure all your cooks, cook the same way.
Rui Daniel Jamie is the founder of Jerks’, an Afro-Caribbean franchise, scheduled to open later this year. Ingredients for today's show include how travelling can affect your culinary palette. Burgers, sandwiches and why Shake Shack is so successful. The limitations of African and Caribbean restaurants, when they are just a lifestyle business.
Theresa Roberts is the founder and restauranteur of the Jamaica Patty Company in Covent Garden, London. Ingredients for today's show include a pinch of food history with how the Jamaican Patty relates to the English Cornish Pasty. Foods that you need to try, and the challenges in opening a restaurant.
Lawrence Gomez is the founder of PAPA L’s Kitchen and a pioneer of modern African cuisine. Lawrence has a passion for creating unique dining experiences, while combining the exotic ingredients and flavours of Africa with cuisine from around the world. Ingredients for today's show include a pinch of food history surrounding benachin. We'll be exploring if it's important to cook food traditionally, and we talk about creativity and competition in the industry.