Search our multilingual database for names ingredients, botanical and geographic information, common and shared food names; medicinal and folk uses of food plants and herbs; and more across the global African Diaspora.
Please explore tour Flickr gallery. We have many unique, high quality photos of food, cultural events, and landscapes, if you're interested in using a photo for something you're writing or for your website, please contact us for our Rights fee schedule and guidelines.
It's simple we're building a library collection and we need your help. From the beginning the Roots Cuisine Mission has been to promote the foodways and related culture of the African Diaspora. We want to be a clearinghouse for information where people can come to learn about these vibrant cuisines and cultures. Help us...
Join the Diaspora Foodways Network
Connect and share what you know about African Diaspora foodways.
Please fill out the form to become part of the library's global diaspora foodways network.