"We are way more than Jollof" - Chef Binta on promoting African food globally

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Chef Binta

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How can we get more people enjoying Africa cuisine?


Chef Fatmata Binta is a Sierra Leonean cook based in Accra, Ghana.

She promotes and preserves culture through food. Her ‘Dine on a Mat’ experience, where she immerses guests in the full Fulani dining experience, won her the prestigious Basque Culinary World Prize in 2022. It’s a great way to learn about the Fulani, the largest nomadic ethnic group in the world, They have a wonderful culture that is worth celebrating and preserving.

Chef Binta has also set up the Fulani Kitchen Foundation for women and girls. The organisat...

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