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

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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Aug 27, 2018

Yam Stewed Porridge|

Yam Stewed Porridge here is a very traditional method of cooking this yam stew.

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Aug 25, 2018

Nigerian Tomato Stew Recipe

Nigerian tomato stew is a favourite must-have sauce that pairs up with an endless number of dishes from simple snacks to elaborate dinners. This sauce always delivers in terms taste and simplicity of cooking. All ingredients for this is available in most parts of the globe.

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Aug 25, 2018

Nigerian scrambled eggs

Nigerian scrambled eggs a great breakfast delight to start your day with. Nigerians usually pair this with bread, yam, plantain with a refreshing hot drink of choice. Try this out and it might soon become your favourite breakfast go-to dish when you want something exciting

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Aug 25, 2018

Oven Baked Jollof Rice

Oven Baked Jollof Rice| This West African classic cooked nicely and conveniently in the oven but retains same old flavour of the classic dish

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Aug 24, 2018

Lamb Sharwama| Spicy roasted lamb seasoned with mediterranean spicies

Lamb Sharwama this recipe uses two great methods brining and marinating this meat so it comes out of the oven tasty, spicy and moist. If you try this, it would become a favourite in your home

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Aug 19, 2018

Corned beef sauce|Delicious meat based sauce serve with yam or plantai

Corned Beef Sauce is a great sauce to start your morning if you fancy cooked breakfast pair it with yam, plantain or bread and a nice cup of tea or coffee.

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Aug 17, 2018

Nigerian Yam Porridge|A delicious and creamy stew

Nigerian Yam Porridge In Coconut Milk is an usual twist to a Nigerian favourite but the coconut milk added to this yam stew gives that creamy and delicious taste that would make your family come asking for seconds.

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Aug 17, 2018

Egusi Soup Recipe |

Here is an authentic Egusi soup recipe for your enjoyment. See a step by step guid on how to prepare this top west African dish.

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Aug 17, 2018

Yam | A uniquely delicious tuber

Yam is a highly nutritious tuber cultivated for food in Africa, Asia and latin America. It is high in fibre content and has great medicinal value too.

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Aug 12, 2018

Wild Yam | Rich In Natural Progesterone

Wild yam is increasingly popular for its medicinal use in menstruation and ...

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Jul 22, 2018

Pounded Yam: The Pride of The African Kitchen

Pounded yam is made by vigorously pounding boiled yam in a mortar with a pestle. You can now enjoy a meal of pounded yam with the use of yam flour. Buy yam flour here too to prepare your delicious ...

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Jul 17, 2018

Pounded Yam Recipe: How to Prepare Pounded Yam

Learn how to prepare and cook pounded yam recipe here. You can also get pounded yam to buy here.

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Jul 15, 2018

Fish pepper soup |

Fish pepper soup! This spicy soup is fish cooked in broth with a unique spice blend different chilli peppers, nutmeg, dried ginger and scent leaves. The spices and herbs used are considered by many from West Africa to have medicinal value.

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May 28, 2018

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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Mar 01, 2018

Chicken stock |

Chicken stock| Chicken stock, what could we ever cook without them? Pieces of browned chicken bones with or without chicken simmered in water with herbs and spices and a bit of salt for hours delivering the ultimate flavours to help you reach the crescendo in your cooking

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Feb 23, 2018

African Cuisine | Cooking Around the Continent

Cook your way around the continent and learn about African cuisine and the culinary diversity of each region. Try our tasty recipes from East, West, North, South and Central Africa including favorites like jollof rice, chapati, and plantain porridge.

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Feb 19, 2018

About African Cuisine

About African cuisine was written to bring you African recipes from all over the continent and beyond...

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