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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Newest African Food Articles

Mar 15, 2020

A Delicious Curried Cowpeas Recipe You Should Try.

Cowpeas are a delicious nutty pulse. There are different variants of this powerhouse of nutrients—red chori, black-eyed pea, southern pea, yardlong bean, to name a few. Enjoy this curried cowpeas recipe!

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Mar 14, 2020

Enjoy A Cowpeas Recipe At Least Once Every Week.

Try cowpeas recipe, highly tasty and nutritious. Eat them on their own in salads, stews and curry. Include them on meatless days!

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Mar 11, 2020

Rice And Cowpea, An Instant Pot Black-Eyed Beans Recipe.

Instant pot rice and cowpea. Black-eyed bean is a popular cowpea. Enjoy this delicious, simple, easy go-to dish on those busy nights when you need a great meal cooked in perfect time.

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Mar 11, 2020

Kitchen Essentials List for African Cooking

Use this African cooking kitchen essentials list to stock your shelves so you'll be prepared to serve African cuisine at home anytime.

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Mar 03, 2020

African American Food, Bold, Unique Recipes To Explore.

African American Food is ethnic food of African Americans. It is most times referred to as soul food with similarities to cuisines from West and Central Africa.

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Feb 26, 2020

Congolese Food | Characterize By its Simplicity

Congolese food are centered around staples like cassava (manioc or ntoba), millett (luku), rice, beans (madezo) vegetables, fish and meat. Simple but delicious.

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Feb 24, 2020

Banga Soup

Banga soup is a delicious African soup made from freshly squeezed juice from the palm nut fruit, prepared with carefully selected fish, meat and a host of authentic African spices. You will ask for more.

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Feb 24, 2020

Banga Spice Mix Is A Bold Flavourful Mix With A Delicious Aftertaste.

Banga Spice Mix| This amazing spice mix from West Africa is a must-try if you are looking at something delicious and refreshing to stimulate your taste buds.

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Feb 08, 2020

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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Feb 07, 2020

Afro-Caribbean Food

Afro-Caribbean Food is a fusion of different cultures to create a beautiful, original and delicious twist.

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Feb 03, 2020

Gari

Gari is a major staple food in West Africa and rich in carbohydrate and fibres. See the nutritional benefit of garri and where you can buy gari online.

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Feb 01, 2020

Millet The Highly Nutritious Superfood You Should Be Eating.

Millet is gaining popularity and for the right reasons. They possess a low glycemic index, rich in fibre, calcium, magnesium, phosphate and several vitamins.

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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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