London’s biggest African inspired shopping experience returns to the Capital on Monday bank holiday 30th May which is Spring Bank Holiday at the starting time of 10:00am. Africa at Spitalfields has fast become a popular feature on the calendar of the globally famous Spitalfields, the success of this free event has brought it into its fourth year. Africa at Spitalfields 2016 visitors can expect to be thrilled by this vibrant celebration of African culture as the Spitalfields traders market is transformed to provide a taste of the exotic.
west african food
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.
How did it all start?
It started the night after I waited two hours for jerk chicken that was meant to be ready in “another fifteen minutes” at a garden party at the end of last year summer and in so doing missed the act I went there to see, Femi Kuti!
On getting home I went online and took steps that led to the implementation of an idea that I had been thinking about for over a year. This was the genesis of Tee’s Food Corner with the vision of “bringing Nigerian food to a global audience”.