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

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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Jun 30, 2020

Jollof With Brown Rice, The Healthiest Option

Jollof with brown rice is the healthiest option to this West African classic if getting more nutrient, adding extra fibre, or even losing weight is what you want.

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Jun 28, 2020

Brown Rice Recipe

Why eat brown rice? It is whole grain rice that is, it retains all its nutrients, and has only the husk or outer shell removed. Eat healthily, eat brown rice.

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Jun 28, 2020

Cauliflower Fried Rice, A Low Carb Option

Cauliflower fried rice is a stir-fry that is as tasteful as the rice equivalent only with less calorie, suitable for any on a low-carb diet.

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Jun 26, 2020

North Africa Inspired Chickpea Curry

Chickpea curry is a very hearty meal packed with nutrients and very easy to make. Serve on a bed of rice or eat with pitta bread or on its own. Great meal!

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Jun 24, 2020

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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Jun 19, 2020

Sukuma Wiki, Sauteed East African Vegetable Sauce

Sukuma wiki is sauteed leafy greens in spicy tomato sauce and served with ugali, rice or matoke.

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Jun 17, 2020

Jollof rice

Jollof rice is easily the most popular rice dish eaten all over West Africa. It is rice cooked in spicy tomato sauce with various spices and herbs like thyme, curry, nutmeg, bay leaves, garlic and ginger. It can be cooked or served with meat or fish or purely vegetarian.

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Jun 16, 2020

Ogbono Soup Recipe

Ogbono soup is one of the most popular sauces in West Africa. Its main ingredient, the African bush mango is packed with nutrients and makes a delicious sauce.

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Jun 13, 2020

Banana Loaf With Pineapple Chunks.

This banana loaf with pineapple bits is the best moist banana loaf could be with the flavours coming together to give you the best treat ever, enjoy

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Jun 12, 2020

Jollof Rice With Basmati Rice

Basmati rice is a type of long-grain rice but with a richer nutty flavour. Jollof rice with basmati rice rewards you with additional flavour and aroma.

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Jun 05, 2020

Okra Stir-Fry, Simple, Healthy.

Okra stir-fry is a simple, easy-to-do sauce. If you have one of those weeknights that you need to put dinner on the table in about thirty minutes or less, then, try this!

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May 27, 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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May 12, 2020

Pondu, A Congolese Cassava leaves Stew Recipe

Pondu is one of the most popular dishes in Congo. Just allow cassava leaves to cook in a gentle simmer and flavoured with meat or and fish to taste.

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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

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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