Liberian Jollof Rice

Jollof Rice is served with variations in many countries of West Africa. In Liberia pigs’ feet are used with salt pork and bacon as well as with chicken. This dish may be made from scratch with fresh chicken pieces, alone …

Liberian Pumpkin Cake

Another West African recipe from Liberia. This dessert uses the popular pumpkin. Top it with your favourite icing. ½ cup butter or margarine 1¼ cups sugar 2 eggs 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder ½ teaspoon cinnamon …

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) …