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Africa food

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Nigerian Puff-Puff: How To Make Perfect Round puff-puff - Tinuolasblog

If properly made, Nigerian puff-puff is spongy in texture, delicious to taste, and very simple to make. But I also need to note that, as simple as it is..

7 ingredients

Baking & Spices
  • 500 g All purpose flour
  • 2 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 4 tsp Yeast
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 Frying oil
Liquids
  • 2 cups Water
My Spicy and very tender chicken suya with flavors form west Africa and lots of my favorite herb: garlic.

My Spicy and very tender chicken suya with flavors form west Africa and lots of my favorite herb: garlic.

This classic dish from South Africa, Bobotie (pronounced ba-bo-tea), is made with ground beef seasoned to perfection, and a creamy, decadent topping. It is rich, savory, spicy, aromatic, and zingy. A comforting meal, full of the flavors of Africa!

This classic dish from South Africa, Bobotie (pronounced ba-bo-tea), is made with ground beef seasoned to perfection, and a creamy, decadent topping. It is rich, savory, spicy, aromatic, and zingy. A comforting meal, full of the flavors of Africa!

17 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 1/2 lb Ground beef
Produce
  • 4 Bay leaves
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp Herbs, dried
  • 1 Lemon, Zest and juice of medium
  • 2 Onions, large
Refrigerated
  • 2 Eggs, large
Canned Goods
  • 4 tsp Tomato paste
Condiments
  • 1 tbsp Apricot jam
  • 1/2 cup Fruit chutney
Baking & Spices
  • 4 tsp Curry powder, medium
  • 1 Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric, ground
Oils & Vinegars
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin, ground
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 3 slices Bread
Dairy
  • 1 1/2 cup Milk
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Yassa : a spicy marinated food prepared with onions and either poultry or fish. Originally from Senegal, yassa has become popular throughout West Africa.

9 · This traditional chicken dish from the Casamance region of Senegal is one of the most famous African recipes and is found in Senegalese restaurants the world over. For best results let the chicken marinate overnight; in Africa, this is essential to tenderize the sometimes tougher African fowl. It is also very good when made with fish. For the simplest yassa, make the marinade from just oil, lemon juice, onions, and a little mustard.

15 ingredients

Meat
  • 1 Chicken
Produce
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 Cabbage, small
  • 2 Carrots
  • 1 Chili pepper
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 4 Onions
Condiments
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 8 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp Maggi seasoning sauce
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Black pepper
  • 1 Cayenne pepper or red pepper
  • 1 Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/2 cup Peanut oil
  • 8 tbsp Vinegar
The Hirshon South African Durban 'Bunny Chow' Lamb Curry

December 26 2021 update: Just 6 hours after I posted this, it was reported that the great Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the Nobel Peace prize laureate who helped end apartheid in South Africa, has died aged

28 ingredients

Meat
  • 2 1/4 lb Leg of lamb or shoulder
Produce
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1 Cilantro, leaves
  • 1 tsp Garlic
  • 1/2 tbsp Ginger, ground
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 Potatoes, large
  • 1 Tomato, medium
Canned Goods
  • 2 cups Beef stock, homemade or low-salt store-bought
Condiments
  • 1 tsp Ginger paste
Baking & Spices
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cardamom
  • 1/2 tbsp Ceylon cinnamon sticks
  • 2 Ceylon cinnamon sticks
  • 4 Clove
  • 1 tbsp Coriander seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp Fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp Fennel seeds, whole
  • 1/2 tbsp Fenugreek seeds
  • 6 tbsp Kashmiri chili powder
  • 1 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp Piri piri chili powder
  • 3 heaping tsp Strength curry powder, medium
Oils & Vinegars
  • 5 tbsp Neutral oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Cumin seeds
Frozen
  • 3 Curry, large leaves
Other
  • at least 4 whole curry leaves (use up to a whole sprig if you really enjoy its flavor – I do!)
  • 3 heaping Tbsp. Durban masala blend
  • Scant ⅛ tsp. liquid hickory smoke (very optional TFD addition – omit for classic curry, but I truly love it in here)
African Snacks and Appetizers

Most Popular African Snacks and appetizers you can easily make at home - Africa has a number of wonderful and scrumptious snacks derived from it's eclectic mix of Cultures and Traditions.

African Fish Stew is a flavorful and appetizing West African stew made using tilapia fish and cooked in a spicy, fragrant combination of tomatoes and peppers. Makes a perfect keto lunch or dinner. #African #lowcarb #lowcarbrecipe #keto #ketorecipe #ketodiet #lchf #paleo #glutenfree  | LowCarbAfrica.com

11 · 40 minutes · Nigerian Fish Stew is a flavorful and appetizing African fish stew made with tilapia fish and cooked in a spicy fragrant combination of tomatoes and peppers. It truly is incredibly delicious!

11 ingredients

Seafood
  • 1 lb Tilapia fish
Produce
  • 1 Bell pepper
  • 1 Habanero pepper
  • 1 Onion
  • 1/2 tsp Thyme
  • 3 Tomatoes
Canned Goods
  • 1 tbsp Bouillon powder
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 tsp Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1/2 cup Olive oil
Liquids
  • 1/2 cup Stock/water
Pilau - Kenyan Biryani

Recipe Name: Pilau Subtitle: Rice dish Culture: Kenya Preparation time: 1 hour Recipe story: In Kenya pilau is prepared for special occasions such as weddings and for visitors. It is considered a celebration meal and is served with kachumbari. Ingredients: · 500g beef · 400g of rice or 3 cups of rice washed and soaked · ½ teaspoon-turmeric root · ½ teaspoon of crushed cumin seeds · ½ teaspoon of ground garlic · ½ teaspoon of ground ginger · ½ teaspoon of ground black peppercorns · 2 diced…

easy shakshuka (spiced north african tomatoes & eggs) We would eat this for any meal.

I was almost going to call this A Nearly Store Cupboard Shakshuka, but I realised that might be a tad presumptuous. I have had plenty of times in my life when the cupboards contained barely a tin of soup, let alone the fixings for a whole meal, so I can’t assume that the likes of … Continue reading