Marvel's Black Panther: The Official Wakanda Cookbook
Written By: Nyanyika Banda, Jesse J. Holland
Create meals fit for a king with this cookbook featuring over seventy delicious recipes from Wakanda and the African continent. Whether you’re welcoming Wakandan envoys, or simply hosting a watch party with friends, the 70+ African cuisine-inspired recipes in Marvel's Black Panther: The Official Wakanda Cookbook make it a must-have volume for any kitchen.

Eat like King T’Challa himself: Featuring classic cuisine such as Roasted Chambo, Braised Oxtail and Dumplings, and Glazed Road Runner Wings, this cookbook is a tribute to culinary traditions from all over the African continent.

Over 70 incredible recipes: From street food and entrees, to desserts and drinks, you will have recipes for every occasion.

For all skill levels: Marvel's Black Panther: The Official Wakanda Cookbook can be enjoyed by people of all ages. The book features accessible, fun recipes for seasoned chefs and beginners alike.

Be inspired by stunning food photography: Complete with incredible full-color photography recalling the amazing visual splendor of Wakanda, you’ll be inspired to bring a touch of royalty to your kitchen.

The most delicious addition to your Marvel collection:
The perfect companion to any Black Panther collection, the regal and delicious recipes of Marvel's Black Panther: The Official Wakanda Cookbook make it Insight Editions’ most impressive cookbook yet.
Format: Hardbound
Publication Date: 4/12/2022
ISBN: 9781647223595
Pages: 144
Trim Size: 8 x 10 x .7


  • About the Author 
  • Press
Nyanyika Banda, Author: Nyanyika Banda is a twenty-year veteran of the restaurant and hospitality industry. She holds a Culinary Degree and a Bachelor’s from the University of Wisconsin where she studied writing and indigenous foodways. She has a passion for studying the foodways of the African Diaspora.

Jesse J. Holland, Foreword: Jesse J. Holland is an award-winning author, journalist, and television personality.

He is the author and editor of the new Black Panther: Tales of Wakanda prose anthology from Titan Books and Marvel, the first prose anthology dedicated to the first mainstream black superhero. He is also the author of The Black Panther: Who Is The Black Panther? prose novel, which was nominated for an NAACP Image Award in 2019 and The Invisibles: The Untold Story of African American Slavery Inside The White House, which was named as the 2017 silver medal award winner in U.S. History in the Independent Publisher Book Awards and one of the top history books of 2016 by

Jesse also wrote Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Finn’s Story young adult novel and Black Men Built The Capitol: Discovering African American History In and Around Washington, D.C. He was one of the first Black writers to author a solo Superman story with his story “Deadline” in the Superman: Red and Blue comic series and also wrote a semi-autobiographical story called “Heritage” for the Represent! comic series, both for DC Comics.

Jesse was a longtime journalist for The Associated Press, serving as a White House, Supreme Court and Congressional reporter as well as a Race & Ethnicity writer in Washington. During his two decades in the nation’s capital, he was one of the few reporters to be a credentialed member of the White House press corps, the Supreme Court press corps, and the Congressional press corps.

Jesse currently hosts the Saturday edition of C-SPAN’s Washington Journal and serves as a commentator for NPR’s Here & Now and Black News Channel’s DC Today. He also is currently serving as an assistant professor at the School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University, where he teaches beginning journalists.