From Is-land to I-Can: Stirring Up The American Dream

With Lela Morgan and Jennifer Malcolm.

From Is-land to I-Can: Stirring Up The American Dream

Lela Morgan wanted to be a chef before she knew what that job entailed.

Growing up in Jamaica, she reveled in fresh finds—fruits and vegetables that she transformed into great family meals. Coming to America, she stayed true to her passion even while working a variety of administrative jobs.

Not even a pandemic that forced her to close her most recent culinary venture has stopped her from pursuing her passion. She’s simply found another way to honor her dream by creating a cookbook of her favorite recipes.

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