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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!
Try cowpeas recipe, highly tasty and nutritious. Eat them on their own in salads, stews and curry. Include them on meatless days!
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.
Use this African cooking kitchen essentials list to stock your shelves so you'll be prepared to serve African cuisine at home anytime.
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.
Congolese food are centered around staples like cassava (manioc or ntoba), millett (luku), rice, beans (madezo) vegetables, fish and meat. Simple but delicious.
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.
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.
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.
Afro-Caribbean Food is a fusion of different cultures to create a beautiful, original and delicious twist.
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.
Millet is gaining popularity and for the right reasons. They possess a low glycemic index, rich in fibre, calcium, magnesium, phosphate and several vitamins.
Turmeric is a root spice, similar in appearance to the ginger and helps deal with inflammation associated with different chronic conditions.
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.
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.
Weight loss on African food? Yes ,if you use this easy-to-follow diet, eating fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and lean meat.
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.
Looking for Nigerian Brown Beans| learn about the incredible nutritional and health benefit of this brown beans!
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
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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