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Recipe: Green Mango Compote by Chef Pierre Thiam
3 years ago

Recipe: Green Mango Compote by Chef Pierre Thiam

Here is a simple and easy to prepare recipe from Chef Pierre!

 

Green Mango Compote

Ingredients

  • 1/2-cup water
  • 1/2-cup honey
  • 1/2-cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime …
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Zobo Drink
4 years ago

Zobo Drink

Zobo drink also known as  roselle juice, sorrel drink, or bissap is made from dried hibiscus flowers. It is widely consumed in West Africa, the Caribbean, and parts of Asia.


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ZimboKitchen: Dried Kariba Bream Stew
4 years ago

ZimboKitchen: Dried Kariba Bream Stew

Dried Kariba bream is a proud Zimbabwean produce. It is very salty so it’s important to make sure that you soak the fish for quite a bit in …
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Haitian Inspired Spiced Corn
4 years ago

Haitian Inspired Spiced Corn

Ingredients

  • 2 Ears of Corn
  • 1/4 Teaspoon of Black Pepper
  • 3 Tablespoons of Melted Butter
  • 1/4 Teaspoon of Paprika
  • 1 Teaspoon of ground Garlic powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of Cinnamon …
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Plantain Chips and Salsa
4 years ago

Plantain Chips and Salsa

 Igbekere/Plantain Chip Ingredients

  • 4 Unripe plantains (almost like about to become ripe but not totally green)
  • 1 Tspn of salt (I used all purpose seasoning on mine for added …
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Calabar Carnival 2012
4 years ago

Calabar Carnival 2012

This article is a follow up to A Calabar Christmas Guide.

The streets of Calabar were once again filled with spectators and Carnival lovers as the …
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Coconut Caramel by AfroFood
5 years ago

Coconut Caramel by AfroFood

 

Ingredients

1 fresh coconut

¾ cup sugar

½ cup water

1 tsp lemon juice

 

Directions

  • Break coconut open and remove flesh of the coconut.
  • Using a potato …
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A Calabar Christmas Guide
5 years ago

A Calabar Christmas Guide

Calabar is a budding hub for tourism in Nigeria and indeed is becoming an attraction for many across the continent and around the world. Calabar has a lot …
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West African Fried Rice by AfroFood
5 years ago

West African Fried Rice by AfroFood

 

Ingredients

2 cups Parboiled rice

1 Medium green peeper (diced)

1/2 Medium red onion (diced)

1 cup Green peas

1 cup Diced cooked carrots

1 teaspoon White pepper

Salt …
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Yeti Ezeanii of AfroFood
5 years ago

Yeti Ezeanii of AfroFood

Yeti Ezeanii has a passion for flavor, particularly as it relates to African cuisine. She loves it so much that she founded AfroFood to raise awareness about “all things epicuriously …
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