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What Are You Cooking For Valentine’s Day?

Nothing says "I love you" more than a plate of Jollof Rice! Not sure what to prepare for your loved one(s) this Valentine’s Day? May we suggest a delicious plate of jollof rice? Jollof rice is renowned globally as Africa’s most beloved rice dish. It’s hard to resist plum and juicy rice drunk off of an infusion of tomato, herbs, and spices oh my! The smell alone will have your tastebuds jumping for joy. It’s no wonder why jollof rice has quickly spread from its ancient origins in the Senegalese region, throughout Africa, and far beyond in Europe and the Americas.  In Africa, jollof rice is traditionally prepared for special occasions. In fact, many say it’s not a celebration until the Jollof...

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My first catering job at 11 years old

I got my first food catering job at the age of 11. I was in primary 6 (which is 6th grade in America). It was my final year in primary school. This was a public government school so there was no graduation party. As students, we decided to take matters into our own hands, and organize one ourselves! We contributed money to purchase food, but there was no one to cook. I decided to give it a try. With the help of my aunty and mom, I was able to cook jollof rice and chicken for my friends at school. Everyone was impressed- especially my teachers! So here I am today, cooking and putting recipes together daily. This is possible...

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