Few chefs capture the variety and singularity of African diasporic cuisines as deftly as Chef Lexis Gonzalez, founder and owner of Lady Lexis Sweets, an East Harlem-based business making sweet and savory foods. Chef Lexis’s Boricua-Geechee dishes are not only a reflection of her family’s roots in Puerto Rico and the low country of the […]
“Pig Pickin’ Cake is a traditional Southern dessert that is often eaten at BBQ (also known as “Pig Pickin’s”), picnics, and gatherings. A vanilla cake or yellow batter is blended with mandarin oranges, which help keep the cake moist and add a sweet citrus flavor. Once baked, the cake is traditionally topped with a whipped frosting […]
CORNBREAD26’s Claude & Craig on empowerment through entrepreneurship, love, and community.
Dear Hot Bread Kitchen Community, At the end of an unprecedented year, we find ourselves in a historic moment that has made clear what we’ve always known: women of color are the backbone of our democracy, our economy, and our communities. As essential workers in food, healthcare, and childcare; as mothers, grandmas, sisters, and aunties; […]
Hot Bread Kitchen’s Food Entrepreneurship Forum was a 3-day virtual event held October 20—22, 2020 for anyone invested in rebuilding a more equitable and inclusive small business community. Here are tips and notes shared by panelists during the workshop. Legal considerations View presentation by Goodwin Proctor Technology Recommendations E-commerce options include: Shopify, WooCommerce, Etsy. (Shopify […]
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