Freda Muyambo is a freelance food writer and an expert in African cuisine. She is behind the celebrated blog My Burnt Orange.
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- Food writer
- Has published African food recipes since 2011
- Has lived in Botswana, London, and Nigeria
Freda Muyambo is a former writer for The Spruce, contributing articles and recipes for two years. She is an African cuisine enthusiast, food writer, and home cook.
Freda often describes herself as a Pan African in pursuit of mastering the art of the African pan. Freda identifies herself with several African countries, having intimate knowledge of the food cultures of Ghana, Botswana, and Zimbabwe through parentage, birthplace, and marriage. She learned cooking alongside her mother, who was a food and nutrition teacher for over 35 years.
Freda started her blogging journey in 2010 and started her blog My Burnt Orange in 2011. Her work has been recognized in various publications such as The Guardian, the African Economist, and a feature in Arik Air's inflight magazine, Wings.
Freda holds a bachelor's degree from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and a master's degree in construction economics and management from University College London. She considers herself fortunate to be able to receive firsthand informal education in African food culture from her community.
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