Bettylicious Cooks @Squash

To mark and celebrate Liverpool Black History Month, we are excited to welcome back plant-based chef, writer & African food activist Betty Vandy (aka Bettylicious Cooks) to Squash for 2 autumn evenings of food and ideas.

Betty, founder of Bettylicious Cooks and social enterprise, Gather at the Table, has recently returned from journeying across Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Ivory Coast & Sierra Leone on a culinary adventure.

Come and join her both in person and on-line to hear about her travels and to learn more about West African food and culture.

Both events are free and require booking in advance

African Women, Food & Power

Friday 22nd October 6.30-9pm In person at Squash

Join Betty Vandy as she explores the dynamic arena of African women, food and power in Africa and across the diaspora. Land ownership, farming and the politics of food and who is truly representing it will be at the heart of this discussion. Are women across other cultures affected in the same way?Come and be part of this important discussion. Betty will be preparing food to share during the evening.

The Squash cafe will be open from 6pm serving hot and cold drinks and cakes.

Book free tickets here

Flavours of my West African Kitchen

Friday 29th October 6.30-8.30pm Online (via zoom)

Join Betty, cooking live from the Squash kitchen, for a fun and interactive online cookalong exploring the West African origins of her food practice. Learn how to cook 3 delicious, affordable and nutritious simple dishes at home for yourself, your family and friends.

Cookalong packs for you to follow will be provided in advance and will include an ingredients list, preparation & cooking instructions, utensils and food hygiene and safety requirements.

Book free tickets here

More info on Betty’s work via instagram @bettyliciouscooks  and @gatherathetablewrld Direct enquiries: bettyliciouscooks@gmail.com

These events are part of Liverpool Black History Month and are funded by The Mayors Fund and supported by Culture Liverpool.