“This dish is a classic way to prepare okra in my house. My grandma would make it with reserved bacon fat which would make it taste even better. I think this is a dish you can enjoy everyday, especially since it is a quick meal.” —Lexis Gonzalez, Lady Lexis Sweets Okra Chicken Pilau Serves 4—6 […]
Black history month
“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.
Entrepreneurship is on the rise, and women of color are at the forefront. “An important part of our mission is to give a platform to Black entrepreneurs to test, launch, and grow their enterprises,” says Kobla Asamoah, Head of Small Business at Hot Bread Kitchen. According to Business Wire, women of color are leading in entrepreneurship — opening […]
During Black History Month, Hot Bread Kitchen is celebrating the diverse community of Black entrepreneurs working out of our small business incubator. Their culinary influences and inspirations span the African diaspora and the American palate, from Senegalese Ndambe black-eyed pea stew to Dominican sancocho to North Carolina banana pudding. “While Black entrepreneurship has increased in the U.S., there’s still a gap in […]