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

Feb 03, 2021

North African Lentil Soup

Lentil soup is almost as man himself. The Bible talks about lentil soup that Jacob made and his brother Esau wanted that soup so badly, he sold his right as firstborn.

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Jan 31, 2021

Sourdough Chocolate Chip Cookies

This soft, fluffy sourdough chocolate chip cookies made from sourdough starter discard, may soon become your family's favourite. Easy to make and super delicious!

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Nov 17, 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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Nov 15, 2020

How To Make Amala

Amala is a dumpling made from the dried peels of yam. The peel is sometimes combined with dried cassava or plantain. These are then blended to a flour called elubo.

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Nov 14, 2020

Edikaikong Soup Recipe | Creme' De La' Creme African Vegetable Soup

Edikaikong soup recipes is easily the richest of African vegetable soup. It is a soup eaten mainly by the Ibibos and Calabaris of South East Nigeria, but now...

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Nov 14, 2020

EdikangIkong Soup Recipe

EdikangIkong Soup is a deliciously rich African vegetable soup, commonly served as a top delicacy during very important occasions. You can cook and enjoy edikang ikong at home too.

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Nov 13, 2020

How To Cook Ewa Agoyin

Ewa Agoyin is popular street food in Lagos Nigeria. The origin though is from the Agoyins, a tribe from Togo and Benin republic. They introduced this to Nigeria, and it is now a household name.

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Sep 23, 2020

Millet Porridge Made From The Pearl Millet

Millet porridge from the pearl millet is one of the healthiest meals known to man. Millet is a powerhouse of nutrients. It is rich in dietary fibre,.....

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Aug 17, 2020

East Pilau Rice With Beef

Pilau rice is an excellent method for cooking rice using stock, broth, herbs, spices, vegetables, sometimes with meat or fish. The rice absorbs the flavours of whatever you add to it.

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Aug 11, 2020

Rice| The Most Widely-Consumed Staple In The World

Rice is by far the number one staple in the world. It is the favourite for many across the Asian and African continents. Explore the different ways you can eat rice.

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Aug 06, 2020

Vegetable Tagine With Five Vegetables

This delicious vegetable tagine is spicy, sweet and hearty and contributes in no small way, toward your five a day. Serve this on rice, with couscous or dip your bread in this stew.

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Aug 05, 2020

Nigerian Tomato Stew Recipe With Chicken

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 03, 2020

How To Cook Melon Soup

Egusi seeds is main ingredients for melon soup. Large quantity of very rich cooking oil are also extracted from this yet another nutritious African food seed.

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Jul 30, 2020

Moroccan Lamb Tajine With Dates

Lamb tajine cooked in the beautiful Moroccan pot, tajine. The result is a spicy sauce with lamb so juicy and tender.

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Jul 29, 2020

Grilled Harissa Shrimp

Harissa shrimp is peppered shrimp flavoured with North African spicy sauce, harissa, great as a snack, part of a meal. Super easy to whip and very tasty

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Jul 21, 2020

Gbegiri, Hearty Bean Stew Recipe

Gbegiri is a hearty bean stew indigenous to Western Nigeria, tasty, highly-nutritious and my best part is, it is super-easy to make. So, let's head over to the kitchen.

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Jul 14, 2020

Okra Soup| Simple, Easy To Follow Recipe

Okra soup, the main ingredient is okra, ladies finger a vegetable overlooked because of the "slime" characteristic. However, this vegetable has a ton of nutrients. Enjoy the recipe and your okra soup.

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Jul 06, 2020

PeriPeri Chicken, A Recipe To Spice Up Your Grill

Periperi chicken is a deliciously spicy, zesty grilled chicken that has its roots to Angola and Mozambique, two former Portuguese colonies.

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Jul 06, 2020

Summer Barbecue Ideas? My top 5 Favourite Recipes

Barbecue? Who does not like that smokey aroma from a barbecue. Try my top five recipes for fiery, zesty flavours and spice up your grilling season. Have fun cooking.

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Jul 02, 2020

Red Red Bean Stew With Kelewele

Red Red bean stew, delicious bean stew native to Ghana in West Africa, paired seasoned plantain fries, kelewele for an exciting spicy dinner.

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