Soursop fruit is supreme


It’s not one of my staple fruits yet, but I’ve been hearing about the amazing benefits of soursop for a while. It’s also been doing the rounds on Instagram. It wasn’t until a family friend was diagnosed with cancer, and a couple of years later my mother with the same disease that I started looking…

Rise of the African Supper Club


The relationship between Africa and the UK spans centuries. In the last 2011 UK census 1.8% of the population of England and Wales identified as black African. Various waves of immigration, have led to multiple snippets of African culture in the UK. According to the census, the foreign-born African population come from all across the…

Breadfruit – the superfood


Not as famous as other Caribbean staple foods such as yam and cassava, however breadfruit has an interesting history and much loved in the Caribbean. When its name is mentioned people usually ask, ‘what is breadfruit?’ Although breadfruit grows across the Caribbean, it’s in St Vincent where it’s apparently held in highest regard. A staple…

Good African Coffee


Empowering Ugandan farmers, without charity or handouts – An entrepreneur’s dream has become a reality. The founder and CEO, economist Andrew Rugasira , says it’s about trade, not aid – Africa doesn’t need handouts. Ad+s Diaspora: Snippets of an African legacy; from a colourful perspective Twitter: @adsdiaspora Instagram:@ads_diaspora http://www.facebook.com/adsdiaspora

Chin Chin West African snack

Africa at Spitalfields: Love Chin Chin review


Welcome to the first review of the food blog section of this site, featuring a tasty West African snack. Known as Chin Chin / Achomo in Nigeria and Ghana respectively this snack is popular among the African diaspora. It all started with a sunny Monday, the second Bank Holiday of this month (25th May) is always…

My Liebster Award – I accept!


Big shout out to Life of Afua of Friday Born Designs who nominated me for a Liebster Award! I know what you’re thinking….”What’s a Liebster Award?”…. It’s the Grammy awards for new bloggers, who are nominated by their fellow bloggers to show some love and appreciation for all the hard work we put into our blogging craft! The…