Dec 18, Your Move

Interview: Onidodo

1. Tell us a bit about Onidodo Onidodo means plantain seller in Yoruba, a language spoken in Nigeria. However the name was created by our last name Oni and Dare’s favourite food plantain which means Dodo in Yoruba. Onidodo started as a supperclub in 2014 and we were fortunate to launch February 2018. Onidodo is […]

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Dec 18, Your Move

Faith As Small As A Mustard Seed

“if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘move from here to there’ and it will move; Nothing will be impossible for you” (Matthew 17:14–20) I was going to summarise all the amazing highlights of 2018 and paint the perfect picture without speaking on the down and […]

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Jun 18, Your Move

Redefining the West-African Cuisine Experience Through Service

“Courteous treatment will make a customer a walking advertisement.” James Cash Penney “Make a customer, not a sale.” Katherine Barchetti I am an advocate for supporting black businesses and passionate about seeing our people win. Nonetheless, too often we like to set ourselves different expectations from other businesses that are striving and doing good in […]

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May 18, Your Culture

Finding The Balance In Your Diet

“To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art” François de La Rochefoucauld Summer 2018 is around the corner, and for many us it’s kind of a tradition that around this time of the year we start crash dieting. Not so long ago, this was the story of my life. Nearly every […]

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Apr 18

Why Do I Feel Like My Blackness is Being Policed?

Young black boy, there is more than one way to be black. Just like everything else, blackness comes in different forms. My adolescence cried for these words. Perhaps looking back, I’m being obtuse. Reality is, would my adolescent person willingly accept and comprehend the meaning behind these words? Questionable. Fragile, comparable to glass, easily shattered […]

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Feb 18, Your Culture

Baked White Chocolate and Ginger Cheesecake

This has to be my ultimate dessert. A rich, creamy cheesecake ticks all the boxes for me. Indulgent, mildly sweet and really satisfying whether it’s after a meal, for a celebratory occasion or just a cheeky afternoon pick-me-up. This is my seasonal take on what can be quite a summertime dessert – and just in time for […]

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Aug 17, Your Culture

From Nigeria with love

Meat pies for me always take me back to my first year of university, my mum worried that I would not be able to look after myself made me a large batch of meat pies to take to university with me. I termed them my emergency pies. I used to freeze them and when it […]

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Mar 17, Your Culture

Top 5 Meals Abroad

Hello! My name is Tanisha and I am a flight attendant for British Airways for just coming up to two years now and I love it! I am a massive foodie and love that I get to travel the world and enjoy so many amazing foods from different cultures. My all time favourite is Asian […]

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Mar 16, Your Culture

New year, new you?

I suppose everyone you know is on a crazy health kick post Christmas. Matcha green tea, low fat rice crackers and raw vegan everything are the only foods permitted on this 600 calorie fad diet you’ve seen on Instagram and “eat clean” is seeming like the most used phrase of 2016 – but two months […]

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