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Diaspora Food Stories

Dec 13, 2023

Born in Somalia and raised in Italy, Chef Bashir Munye has called Toronto home for the past 22 years. Growing up in the Mediterranean, fresh seasonal foods were the norm. His approach to cooking is simple.

In this episode, he talks about his brief time in Somalia before moving to Italy at five years old and assimilating...


Nov 29, 2023

These days, Agatha Achindu is wearing several hats as a successful entrepreneur, wellness architect, and, most recently, cookbook author.

The Cameroonian author of "Bountiful Cooking," released September 2023, is also the founder of Yummy Spoonfuls, which she started in 2006 to help parents become more intentional about...


Nov 17, 2023

Switzerland and Chicago-based entrpreneurs Kudzai Bingepinge and Awa Kone sit down with host Sheree Williams for this episode of Diaspora Food Stories to talk about their business venture African Flavor Lab and their brand N/UM, African artisan salts.

With roots in both Zimbabwe and Ivory Coast, the duo have uncovered...


Nov 1, 2023

Riaz Phillips is a multi-disciplined, award-winning writer and documenter whose passion for food from the Caribbean and Black food culture in the U.K., has taken readers on a journey from the vibrant streets of London, the immigrant settlings around the U.K., and to the corners of the Caribbean.

His deep-rooted...


Oct 18, 2023

Recorded on August 31, which has been designated by the United Nations as the International Day for People of African descent, host Sheree Williams connects with Canadian urban farmer Anan Lololi to talk about his work around Black food sovereignty in Toronto.

Born and raised in Guyana, Anan moved to Toronto as a...