Thinking about writing a cook book which covers cooking from Africa? Well here is our glossary of terms to help you out. Like many industries it can take you some time to understand what people are talking about. Here we aim to give you some insight into the language used so you don't look a complete dumbo on your first meeting with an agent or publisher.
Do not summit your entry until you have read this blog post. Here we offer you tips, tricks and ideas to boost your chances of winning this competition. With the prize of a feature in red magazine a book deal with HarperCollins and £10,000 at stake it is worthwhile thinking about what is required to win. See Red competition page if you have not done so.
So you are an African foodie a wonderful chef, family cook or part time caterering entrepreneur. You wish to win the competition new talent in African food and would like to know how do you go about doing this? Well let break it down. The prize is a big recipe feature in the magazine Red, a cookbook deal and £10,000 advance from publishers HarperCollins. Check out the Red competition page if you have not done so.