Jambalaya

Jambalaya is a popular dish of West African, French, Spanish and Native American influence, consisting mainly of meat and vegetables mixed with rice. It is a distant cousin of the Jollof rice popular in West Africa. Traditionally, the meat includes …

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 …

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 …

Zoete Chin-Chin

500 gram zelfrijzend bakmeel 150 gram fijne suiker 75 ml water 1 gram margarine (?) 3 eieren 2 theelepels nootmuskaat Zeef de bakpoeder met de meel in een kom (suiker toevoegen) en kneed tezamen met margarine. Kluts de eieren samen …

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 …