Chico

Chico is made out of Beso flour and clarified seasoned butter. 2 lb of Beso flour 25 oz of clarified butter 1 tablespoon salt Beso flour and salt are mixed in a bowl. Clarified butter (warm) is poured in and …

Chicken Yassa

This recipe from Senegambia is great on any holiday. 2 cups lemon juice, strained 6 large onions, finely chopped 4 tablespoons hot chiles, finely chopped 1 teaspoon ground ginger Salt and ground black pepper to taste 10 teaspoons peanut oil …

Fish Calulu

1 kg of grouper 500 g of peeled prawns 2 tomatoes 40g of flour 4 okra fruits 1 dl of palm oil 3 aubergines 2 onions 1 small sprig of marjoram 1 laurel leaf Water Pepper grains Ossame Salt Malaguetta …

Sorpotel

If you’re ever in Zanzibar, be sure to stop in a restaurant and order the Sorpotel or one of the other Goan dishes on the menu. Otherwise try the following recipe which is a MUST if you enjoy spicy food. …

Nsima

1 cup cold water 3 cups hot water 2 to 3 cups corn meal Boil water in a saucepan. Make a paste using some of the meal with the cup of cold water. Add the paste to hot water. Stir …

Chicken Moambe

Chicken Moambe has been called the “National Dish of the Congo.” There are many different variations of the dish. This recipe is easy to double or triple as needed. If you use chicken drummettes instead of a whole chicken, this …

Domoda (Groundnut Stew)

Serve Domoda with plain boiled rice or couscous. 5 tablespoon groundnut paste (peanut butter) 1 large onion (chopped) 1 litre water 2 whole lemons (squeezed) 4 medium sized bitter tomatoes “jahatou” ½ kg meat (or Chicken) ¼ kg pumpkin (chopped) …

Abacha and Ugba

Abacha Crayfish Ugba Pepper Salt Spices Palmoil Akanwu Soak the Abacha in hot water, wash it out and drain it. Soak the Ugba in water too and drain it. Then grind the crayfish with the mortar or the grinder. Put …

Morogo

For morogo, use plant leaves, preferably bean plants. The leaves are blanched and then sun dried. 1 kg (2½ lb) bean leaves 2 onions, chopped 125 ml (½ cup) water 15 ml (1 T) oil Salt to taste Pepper to …