Africa

Economy & Business
1:47 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

RECIPES: Business Owner Adds African Flavors to Wisconsin-Grown Food

Afron Fusion Cuisine's Mama Cita All Purpose Seasoning
Afro Fusion Cuisine Brands

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich talks with Yollande Deacon of Afro-Fusion Cuisine.

Combining African cooking traditions with Milwaukee's local food movement is Yollande Deacon's mission.

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Economy & Business
1:34 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Spices to Send You On a Flavor Safari

Yollande Tchouapi Deacon's company, Afro Fusion Cuisine, produces a variety of spices used in West African cooking.
Credit photo courtesy Afro Fusion Brands

  Earlier on today's show, essayist Kyle Cherek reflected that the word foodie is not just for trendy east or west coasters.  It’s a word that can – and is – used to describe people right here in the heartland that are passionate about food, especially locally sourced and prepared food.  But eating local doesn’t necessarily mean eating from a culinarytradition that is local.

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