African cuisine is one of the most underrated yet varied culinary regions, ranging from North African to West African to sub-Saharan African cooking styles, traditions, and ingredients. Not to mention the widespread influence of African-American cuisine across the world.

Food lovers will flock to your kitchen when they catch a whiff of the wonderful flavours that African food has to offer. In this guide, we will share some of our favourite African cookbooks to help you get started on your own African cooking journey. This list is just a starting point and does not encompass the full extent of African cuisine.


Treasured recipes and stories from across the continent

Image courtesy of Lerato Umah-Shaylor (Author)

Uncover the secrets of iconic dishes from Nigeria to Madagascar, Morocco to South Africa with Africana, a culinary journey of discovery that celebrates cooking from across the African continent. Explore a variety of cuisines that feature bold flavours, cultural diversity and longstanding traditions. With over 100 recipes, food writer and cook Lerato shares her own stories of Africa and her own modern and inventive style. Experience the delightful flavours of Spice Island Coconut Fish Curry, Harissa Leg of Lamb with Hibiscus, Senegalese Yassa, Tunisian Tagine, South African Malva Pudding, and the perfect Jollof.

Flavors of Africa

Discover Authentic Family Recipes from All Over the Continent

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