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.
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.
Dr Pamela A.S Greene author of Favourite Sierra Leone Recipes is a Black Hero in the Hall of Fame.
Pam was a scientist nutritionist, home economist and free-lance consultant in health communication. She pursued a course in Nutrition at the University of London and returned to Sierra Leone in 1964 as Sierra Leone’s first trained nutritionist. She was appointed as the first head of the Home Economics Department at Njala University.