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Maria Bradford

Maria was born in Sierra Leone. She grew up in Freetown, and started helping her mother prepare family meals from about nine years of age. Inspired by her heritage, Maria reinvents traditional African dishes to create high end Afro-fusion cuisine, and is renowned for her “Salone Spark” and “Salone Fire” sauces. Maria studied at Leiths …

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Vanessa Bolosier

Vanessa was born in Guadeloupe to a Guadeloupian mother and Martiniquan father. Vanessa moved to Europe when she was seventeen and worked as a model for seven years while studying Marketing and Publishing. In 2011, she founded Carib Gourmet, a company specialising in luxury Caribbean food and confectionery. Vanessa has won two Great Taste Awards for …

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Yvonne Battle-Felton

Yvonne was born in Pennsylvania and raised in New Jersey. She moved to Maryland and is currently living in Yorkshire with her family. Yvonne holds an MA in Writing from Johns Hopkins University and a PhD in Creative Writing from Lancaster University. She is a Lecturer in Creative Writing and Creative Industries at Sheffield Hallam …

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