Authentic African Foods and Recipe Blog

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Authentic African Foods and Recipe Blog

Welcome to my African foods blog. You'll find the latest news, information, and recipes here as they are added. Don't miss a step on my journey to bring Africa home and cook across the continent from my Canadian kitchen.

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Jan 21, 2020

Turmeric, The Golden Root Spice You Should Have In Your Cupboard

Turmeric is a root spice, similar in appearance to the ginger and helps deal with inflammation associated with different chronic conditions.

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Jan 14, 2020

How lowering salt intake by half could potentially save millions?

Salt has been the number one food preservative and seasoner. However, high consumption is contributing to the high mortality rate of the silent killer, hypertension.

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Jan 14, 2020

African Food | What Africans Eat And Where To Get And Prepare It

See the list of traditional African food and what they eat both in Africa and beyond. Also see why African cuisines offer many health benefits and where to shop for such foods.

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Jan 12, 2020

Weight Loss On African Food Using The Number One Diet Programme

Weight loss on African food? Yes ,if you use this easy-to-follow diet, eating fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and lean meat.

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Jul 16, 2019

Fried Plantain Recipe Served With Avocado Dip

Fried plantain recipe is super easy and delicious. Just add any seasoning you fancy and fry in any oil of choice and within minutes you have this amazing cooking banana on your table.

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Jul 16, 2019

Nigerian Brown Beans |Slow Cooker Recipe

Looking for Nigerian Brown Beans| learn about the incredible nutritional and health benefit of this brown beans!

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Jul 07, 2019

Chakalaka A South African Stewed Beans Recipe

Chakalaka, A South African Stewed beans cooked using any vegetables you have on hand and spices of choice. Serve on rice, pap, with bread, and at barbeques

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Jul 06, 2019

Moinmoin - Steamed Bean cake or Pudding

MoinMoin is bean cake made from peeled and blended blackeyed beans, seasoned with salt, onion, and pepper, usually flavoured with corn beef, sardines, eggs, prawns. Use vegetables instead of meat or fish for a vegetarian option.

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Jul 02, 2019

Nigerian Beans Porridge| Beans Cooked In Tomato Sauce

Nigerian Beans Porridge| Nigerian honey beans cooked tomato sauce

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Jun 30, 2019

Beans |Beans Are Protein Rich Legumes Rich In Fibre And Antioxidants.

Beans| Beans are one of the most highly nutritious food known to man.

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Jun 29, 2019

Jollof Rice Potluck| An Easy Twist To A West African Classic

Jollof Rice Potluck| Potluck is an excellent way showcasing different recipes often from various cultures, and this should be easy to pull and impress in your next party.

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Jun 28, 2019

Waakye ... Rice and Beans Delicacy

Waakye is a popular Ghanaian food, eaten as breakfast or lunch, made from rice, beans, and a spicy sauce of prawn and tomatoes called shitor. The simplicity of ingredients could make it your family favourite for a healthy dinner.

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Jun 23, 2019

Baked Fish Served With Atieke, Grated, And Fermented Cassava Root.

Baked fish |Spicy baked fish cooked and paired with atieke a West African staple with tomato sauce or onion and tomato salad

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Jun 23, 2019

Plantain| Is A Starchy Fruit That Is A Close Relative Of The Banana

Plantain is a boat shaped starchy fruit similar in looks, texture and belonging to the same botanic family as the bananas but requires cooking before eating. It is a common staple in the Tropics and can eaten boiled, roasted, grilled, stuffed or fried.

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Jun 07, 2019

African Foods - Your Authoritative Guide To African Cuisine

Discover the history and flavours of African food and recreate authentic African recipes at home. We teach you everything from how to cook African meals to the origins of the dishes.

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Jun 06, 2019

Shakshuka | AFRICANFOODS.co.uk

Shakshuka is poached eggs in spicy tomato sauce. Traditionally cooked with minced meat but this recicpe has no meat, made popular by the Tunisians and equally tasty.

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Jun 05, 2019

How To Cook Eforiro, A Kale Or Spinach Sauce

Efo Riro is a vegetable sauce native to Western Nigeria. It is kale/ spinach or any leafy green vegetables available where you live, stir fry in pepper sauce..

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Nov 14, 2018

Garri Extracted from cassava, rich in dietary fiber and complex starch

Garri | Garri is one of the fufu meals eaten in Africa. Very high in carbohydrate and served with protein rich vegetable sauces and stews.

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Nov 04, 2018

Cassava the edible tuberous root, gluten free, nut free and grain free

Cassava | Is a major source of carbohydrate. It is a popular staple in African, South America, Asia and the Caribbeans where it is know by such name as yuca,manioc or Brazillian arrowroot. Garri and tapioca are popular products of cassava

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Aug 27, 2018

Nigerian Food | List of Top Foods and How to Make Them

Nigerian food recipes are derived from a number of grains, rhizomes, bulbs, fruit seeds, vegetables and an avalanche of fruits. See top Nigerian foods here and how to prepare them.

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