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Jikoni Recipe Archive is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that celebrates the rich diversity of African and Black cuisine by documenting the legacy of cooks, both old-school and new-school, while amplifying their vibrant food cultures.


Jikoni Recipe Archive is a culinary beacon for African and Black cuisine that curates the resources to amplify these food identities while preserving them for future generations to enjoy.


This heritage hub leverages the tools of food media to preserve the legacy of oral tradition, empower emerging talent, and promote home cooking.

About Us

Treasuring Africa's Flavors Across the Diaspora

Through digital content and storytelling,

we aim to preserve and celebrate the rich culinary heritage

of African and Black cuisines.


Brings new school recipes to the forefront of Africa's culinary identity through events & digital content in collaboration with innovative African & Black chefs.

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Documents & preserves the often-overlooked culinary heritage of African & Black cuisines to ensure these culinary legacies are safeguarded for future generations.

Recipe Archive

Creates a community within the diaspora regions of African & Black cuisines through events & fundraisers that bring these cultures to the forefront.


Amplifies African & Black cuisine within mainstream food media through digital content that increases awareness of these diverse culinary traditions.


Cultivating a Rich Culinary Landscape through Four Key Impact Areas

Documents & preserves the culinary traditions of African & Black cuisine to ensure their cultural heritage is safeguarded for future generations.

Recipe Archival

Promotes cultural understanding & fosters connections through the exchange of these diverse cuisines, bridging communities & promoting dialogue.

Food Diplomacy

 Increases awareness & appreciation for these underrepresented traditions by showcasing food from African & Black culinary identities in mainstream media.

Amplify Cuisines

Inspires individuals to confidently cook African & Black cuisine at home through accessible recipes, both old school and new school, that normalize these cultural flavors in their everyday cooking.

Home Cooking

Make a Difference

At Jikoni Recipe Archive, we are dedicated to preserving and celebrating the rich culinary heritage of African and Black cuisine. As a non-profit organization, we rely on the generosity of supporters like you to continue our work.

Your support is vital in ensuring that African and Black recipes are accessible to all, fostering cultural appreciation and connections through food.


By contributing today, you directly support our efforts to curate and share diverse recipes, promote cross-cultural understanding, and celebrate the flavors that make our world so vibrant before they are lost.


Donate now to help us achieve our mission at Jikoni Recipe Archive.

Founder & Executive Director

Kiano Moju

Treasurer & Secretary

Juliet Solitei

Board of Directors

Serfe Efap

Board of Directors

Emmanuel Klu

Assistant Editor

Iszy Potter

The Team

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