For all things authentically African: Art, Sculpture,
Clothing, Jewelry, Textiles, Spices, Ethnic Foods,
Kenyan Coffee, Jambo Cafe merchandise, and
The Jambo Cafe Cookbook

2010 Cerrillos Road

(two doors down from Jambo Cafe)

Phone: 505-474-5252 | Email:

Hours: Mon–Sat, 11 am – 9 pm
5% of most purchases supports Jambo Kids Foundation


October Spice Demo: Baharat Blend
October 26, 2016
5:30 pm
2010 Cerrillos Road
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Explore the fragrant and exotic power of the Baharat spice blend with Chef Ahmed. Baharat means “spices” in Arabic and the blend hails from North Africa/Middle East. The blend traditionally uses only the “best of the best” of aromatic spices including cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Invoke Autumn with this lively and tasty blend.

October Spice Demo: Baharat Blend
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Cook Like Chef Ahmed!

The Jambo Cookbook is here!

The long anticipated cookbook by Chef Ahmed Obo is now available.  The Jambo Café Cookbook: My Journey from Africa to America is part memoir and part cookbook, Chef Ahmed shares 70 recipes including traditional Swahili fare, Jambo Café favorites, and completely new creations.


Jambo Gear!


We love you! The Jambo Community are some of the most kind-hearted people around. We so appreciate seeing a Jambo Café T-shirt or hat around town and beyond. Bring Jambo home with you—wherever that is—and spread the Jambo love by sharing food together, being good to one another, and giving to those in need..





Spice It Up!


Spices are the way in East African cooking. It is influenced by foods, sauces, and seasonings from countries circling the Indian Ocean. From chile to cinnamon to cardamom to curry, Jambo Imports carries the most delectable spices and spices blends available. Chef Ahmed’s proprietary curry blends are available alongside spices specifically used in the recipes from his cookbook.