Patti Sloley is a chef on a mission to introduce the world to the glorious and exciting African food that she was taught to cook by her mum growing up in Ghana.
Described by Executive Traveller magazine as Ghana’s best kept secret, Patti is inspiring and exuberant with an infectious zest for life. She maintains the perfect balance between creativity and conformity and her ability to step out of the norm defines her. Her creative style and her natural artistry comes across in vibrant dishes, she never fails to bring something exciting to the table. Hers is food from and for the soul.
In a short series for ITV’s Lorraine Show titled ‘Patti’s Taste of Christmas’, she delighted viewers with some of her favourite festive dishes. With features in several magazines, Patti also is a regular on BBC Three Counties Radio, where she shares food tips and recipes with regular listeners with her passion for food.
As a resident chef at the Jean-Christophe Novelli Academy, she ran courses on African-fusion called ‘A Taste of Africa’. In his latest cookbook Simply Novelli, he describes Patti as his “Culinary spiritual sister, an oceanic breath of fresh air”.
Patti passionately demonstrates her Ghanaian fusion dishes at food festivals, schools and on social media and shares her exciting dishes at exclusive and private dinner parties and pop-up suppers in a local wine bar. She has written two cookbooks - ‘A Plate in the Sun’ and ‘Date with Plantain’. Her spice workshops take you on a journey of her favourite spices from around the world.