Meet Riaz Phillips, An Author On A Journey To Tell The Story of Caribbean Food In the UK

May 22, 2018
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Riaz Phillips grew up in the UK surrounded by African and Caribbean culture, and food was the inescapable delight of his upbringing.

Now he is on a mission to tell the story of African and Caribbean food, through a series of books title, Belly Full. Phillips hopes to let the world in on a well known secret that African and Caribbean food cuts deeper than the spices. There is a rich history of why many Caribbean dishes in the UK were influenced by a crossroad of culture, bringing African, Arabic and South East Asian cuisine to the masses.

Watch this feature clip produced by BBC London almost two years ago, reveal Phillips mission to take Caribbean food to the rest of the world.

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