West African Food with Patti Sloley

Monday 28 February 11am

Zoom Meeting

Time: Monday 28 February 11am
Price: Free. This Zoom event is only open to Guild members.

Event Information

Guild member Patti Sloley will present her introduction to West African Food, most specifically the essence of a Ghanaian table.


Patti will demonstrate two dishes, one from each of her published books and we will be providing the recipes to all those who share in this Zoom workshop, so you can cook along with her if you like. The two dishes that Patti will be cooking are:

  • Black eye beans in spicy tomato sauce
  • Kelewele 


Patti Sloley


Patti is a chef on a mission to introduce the world to the glorious and exciting African food that she was taught to cook by her mum growing up in Ghana.


Described by Executive Traveller magazine as Ghana’s best-kept secret, Patti is inspiring and exuberant with an infectious zest for life. She maintains the perfect balance between creativity and conformity and her ability to step out of the norm defines her. Her creative style and her natural artistry comes across in vibrant dishes, she never fails to bring something exciting to the table. Hers is food from and for the soul. 


In a short series for ITV’s Lorraine Show titled ‘Patti’s Taste of Christmas’, she delighted viewers with some of her favourite festive dishes. She has also featured on John and Lisa’s Weekend Kitchen. With features in several magazines, Patti also is a regular on BBC Three Counties Radio, where she shares food tips and recipes with regular listeners with her passion for food.


As a resident chef at the Jean-Christophe Novelli Academy, she ran courses on African-fusion called ‘A Taste of Africa’. In his latest cookbook Simply Novelli, he describes Patti as his “Culinary spiritual sister, an oceanic breath of fresh air”.


Patti passionately demonstrates her Ghanaian fusion dishes at food festivals, schools and on social media and shares her exciting dishes at exclusive and private dinner parties and pop-up suppers in a local wine bar


She has written two cookbooks - ‘A Plate in the Sun’ and ‘Date with Plantain’.  Her spice workshops take you on a journey of her favourite spices from around the world.


This free workshop will take place through Zoom. Please email Guild administrator Kim Furnell admin@gfw.co.uk to register. Kim will then send you details of how to access the events on Zoom. 

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