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Michele Truong
Home Away From Home – How to Incorporate Your African Heritage into Your Daily Life

Home Away From Home – How to Incorporate Your African Heritage into Your Daily Life

One thing every person of color living miles away from their home country can relate to is the feeling of disconnectedness from their culture and heritage, especially for African-Americans. A large majority of African-Americans are very far removed from African culture today. If you feel like you’re failing to embrace your African heritage, here are some tips on how to incorporate it into your daily life so you can stay connected with your home, away from home. 1.    Use African Spices in Your Food Food is the way to a person’s heart, so if you have Africa in your heart...

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Michele Truong
Satisfy Your Snack Cravings with These 4 Mouthwatering African Snacks and Beverages

Satisfy Your Snack Cravings with These 4 Mouthwatering African Snacks and Beverages

We all crave snacks. Some occasions are incomplete without them. In theory, just about anything can be a snack. For instance, a slice of pizza, a dinner smoothie (if you're on a diet!), or some chips. However, have you tried African snacks? Not only do they taste good, but they're also very healthy—which makes them a better alternative to regular snacks. In this blog, we'll look at some of the African snacks that are sure to satisfy your cravings and have you wanting more. Plantain Chips Plantain chips are made from green plantain. They have a savory yet starchy taste,...

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3 Fun African Snacks for a Movie Night

Movie nights are all about bonding, catching up, and spending quality time with friends and family. Enjoy these night-ins all the more with comfort African snacks and beverages. We’ve put together a list of some delicious African snacks that cater to different taste palettes and dietary preferences. Kilishi Kilishi is a form of beef jerky that was invented in Hausaland. Kilishi is made by drying suya mixed with deboned red meat. These meat pieces are cut in fine, thin layers of approximately one meter length and are air-dried. Kilishi is both fulfilling and nutritious at the same time. If offers an...

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Our Top Pick for African Spices and How to Cook with Them

Spices are a vital addition to meals. Whether amateurs or professional chefs cook them, all dishes need to be appropriately seasoned to bring out their unique flavor. Spices also contain an authentic taste of the country they’re from, so they're perfect for making native dishes and experimenting with local cuisine. Let’s look at some of our top choices in African spices and how we can use them in various recipes to create scrumptious meals. Pepper Soup Spice This is a popular spice in African countries and is used frequently to make soups in Cameroon, Ghana, and Nigeria. The best part...

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