Monday August 22nd is World Jollof Rice Day. Mark the date down in your African diary – August 22nd, use the hashtag #worldjollofriceday; use the hashtag #jollofgate for outraged comments and jokes; use #jollofricematters for social commentary; use #jollofwars for competition between nations on social media. Cook, eat and share jollof all day.
Thinking of writing a book? Well if you can cook African, Caribbean or Southern food here are three reasons why you should start to write down, document and collect your recipes.
Ask a British person for their favourite place to have a meal out, and they are just as likely to name a Chinese or an Indian restaurant as a fish and chip shop. But nowadays food from other parts of the world is becoming very fashionable in the United Kingdom - including cuisine from Africa. West Africa Cooks have discovered that there are plenty of tasty and authentic African foods in London as supper club restaurateurs are helping to develop a positive image of Africa in the minds of the city's diners.