Here at Shaba’s Bean Pie Bakery you’ll find the pies of a nation
Sweet soul foods that are more than just a tasty desert.
Whilst soul food pies like these are available in some communities, there are many neighbourhoods, even cities, where you won’t find a traditional Bean Pie, a Butternut Squash Pie or even a Sweet Potato Pie like this. Can’t find a Bean Pie near by? We want everyone to enjoy delicious and nutritious natural deserts like these, so we deliver right to your door – right across the US.
What’s so special about the Bean Pie?
The Bean Pie originated in the 1960’s, with the Nation of Islam. It’s main ingredient, the Navy Bean, was an important earthy and natural ingredient – known to prolong life, it’s good for the soul and more than just a pie it is a cultural icon.Rappers, activists, comedians and spiritual leaders have all talked about it.
If you want the learn more about the legacy of the Muslim Bean Pie, here’s a brilliant short film that tells you everything you need to know: