Zoe's Ghana Kitchen, which started off as a supper club, and progressed through pub residencies to a permanent restaurant in Brixton, is now taking over the kitchen at The Sun & 13 Cantons in Soho for six months, starting Tuesday 4th April. Expect Ghanaian recipes re-mixed for the modern kitchen, including tempura-battered Okra Fries, and irresistible Pork Ribs in Sticky Plantain Sauce, both of which feature in her first cook book, coming out later this month. It's serving Tuesdays to Saturdays - be there!
"On Tuesday 4th April, rising star in food Zoe Adjonyoh will bring her contemporary West African food to Soho with a six month residency at The Sun & 13 Cantons.
The new pub popup will showcase Zoe’s traditional Ghanaian recipes re-mixed for the modern kitchen, much-loved from her popular restaurant at Pop Brixton and soon to be shared in her stunning debut cookbook “Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen”, which will be published by Octopus Books on Thursday 20th April.
Visitors to Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen takeover at The Sun & 13 Cantons can take their pick from modern small plates ideal for sharing such as slow-cooked Red Red Stew, and main plates including Zoe’s legendary Jollof Fried Chicken and Grilled Lamb Cutlets with Spiced Peanut Sauce. Her signature Love Chin Chin Banoffee Pie, made using the West African snack sensation as well as Divine dark chocolate, is sure to provide a sweet ending to the meal.
Those looking for a few light bites with their pints can enjoy an array of bar snacks like marinated Kelewele, tempura-battered Okra Fries, and irresistible Pork Ribs in Sticky Plantain Sauce. Pub guests will be able to take the menu home with them thanks to Zoe’s upcoming cookbook, and can also stock up on jars of her house shito and jollof relish for their own kitchen.
Zoe Adjonyoh is on a mission to bring African food to the masses. Born to a Ghanaian father and Irish mother, the writer and cook from South-East London deepened her understanding of West African cooking after a trip to visit her extended family in Ghana. There she spent time exploring recipes in her grandmother’s kitchen and at the famous Kaneshi street market, where she met with cooks who shared their own takes on traditional recipes.
Described by The Observer as a “standard bearer for West African food” and picked up by Nigel Slater as one to watch on the topic of immigration food in Britain, Zoe has been making waves in the food scene ever since her first sell-out successful supperclubs in 2011. Having taken her fresh interpretation of classic Ghanaian flavours to popup venues across London and Berlin as well as prominent streetfood festivals around the UK, Zoe is now bringing her West African food for everyone to the West End.
The Sun & 13 Cantons is a popular pub in Soho, renowned for its residencies by acclaimed popup chefs and streetfood traders such as Darjeeling Express, Sambal Shiok and Adam Rawson."
When - From Tuesday 4th April for 6 months
Tuesday - Friday: 12:00 - 2:30pm / 5:30 - 9:00pm (bar snack menu only on Thursday & Friday nights)
Saturday: 12:00 - 10:00 pm
Reservations can be made via Design My Night https://www.designmynight.com/london/pubs/soho/sun-thirteen-cantons and the pub’s website: http://www.sunand13cantons.co.uk/food
Link 1 - Zoe's Ghana Kitchen on Twitter
Link 2 - Zoe Adjonyoh on Instagram
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