Growing up, watching cooking shows always felt so comforting to me. My Queen Ina Garten would shine down on me every afternoon from her Hamptons home, while Giada De Laurentiis would bring her Italian staples right to my living room. It wasn’t until I got older that I realized the representation in the food world isn’t even close to what it should be. And while I still bow down to Ina and Giada, they’re not representative of the culinary world as a whole.
These Black food bloggers, recipe developers, and content creators are sharing unique recipes and perspectives in an industry that tends to produce more of the same. Many of these recipes derive from a place of family, love, history, and acceptance. And they look and taste damn delicious too.
Now that you’ve landed here, prepare yourself for (and your stomach) for new