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April
2017
Nigerian-Fish-Stew

Easter Cooking: Frejon & Fish Stew

At Afro Tourism we love the holidays!!! Because it means we have the passport to inspire people to fulfill their getaway dreams. So if you have days to spare over the upcoming Easter holidays, why not try some food tourism. That being said, for our Easter meal this year, we are preparing a dish inspired …

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December
2016
Nigerian cake

Delicious Nigerian Christmas Cake

I remember as a little girl I used to look forward to Christmas. It was usually the only time during the year I could have a whole bottle of soft drink to myself, where I ate meat to stupor, but the best of all was watching my mother bake us a Christmas cake, as well …

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7

December
2016
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Recipe Wednesday: Abacha (African Salad), Enugu

Welcome to another Recipe Wednesday. It has been so much fun writing and making recipes from around Africa and it makes me appreciate Africa even more. Today we are cooking the delicacy of the people of Enugu  – a welcome dish called Abacha (African Salad). Abacha is basically dried shredded cassava mixed with palm oil and …

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30

November
2016
Reunion Island Trout Curry2

Recipe Wednesday: Coral Trout la Reunion Island

So the countdown to Christmas has begun and everyone is looking forward to ‘Black Friday’ to get quite the discount on valuable Christmas prezzies. While that’s happening, some of us are day dreaming of destinations we should definitely visit next year or more like culinary journeys we wish we could embark on!!! Today we will be …

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23

November
2016
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Recipe Wednesday: Bunny Chow and Durban Curry – Durban

The origin of this Durbanite meal, brings a great smile to my heart today; the ingeniousness of a child led to this all time favourite. The story goes that during the great depression in 1933 there was a hunger strike which led to the discovery that the cheapest curry to get was made by a Vegetarian ...

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9

November
2016
green-pea-and-banana

Recipe Wednesday: Bananas with Split Green Peas

Hi Folks!!! Another recipe Wednesday is here and we’re excited. This week we are in the bustling lakeside city of Cyangugu. Cyangugu is indeed a fast-growing holiday destination in Rwanda, thanks to its tourist-friendly people and resources. Recreational activities such as boat cruising, swimming, mountain hiking, shopping and lots more are some of the many ...

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24

August
2016
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Recipe Wednesday: Gboma Dessi – Lome

Hi folks, it’s another Wednesday, another recipe. We do hope you have been trying out dishes for yourselves. Let us know if you would like any special recipe we can put up for you. Our destination this week takes us to one of the many francophone cities in West Africa, Lome. Our recipe today is Gboma Dessi, …

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11

May
2016
Poulet Moambe

Recipe Wednesday: Poulet a la Moambe with Kwanga

Cooking an African recipe is often a multiple dish affair, given that a lot of the main soups and sauces need an accompanying dish. This is why Africans are famous for eating various outputs of cassava tubers, yam tubers, rice flour and wheat flour that are not common staples of the world at large. These …

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4

May
2016
Spinach Plasas (Recipe Hub)

Recipe Wednesday: Spinach Plasas (Freetown)

It’s another recipe Wednesday people. How has your week been so far? Happy workers/labour day also. Our destination this week takes us to the city of Freetown, Sierra Leone. Like most of its West African countries, Freetown offers most of the same delicacies, though prepared differently and with a different taste. This week, our recipe will be …

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3

May
2016
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A FOOD & WINE AF-FAIR!

For two days, Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd of May 2016, the city of Lagos played host to the first annual  Lagos Food & Drink Fair powered by a leading financial institution, GTBank. The 2-day event with the simple theme: Experience the Best, went down as the biggest gastronomic occasion, not just in Lagos but the …

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5

April
2016
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Recipe Wednesday: Cape Malay Pickled fish (Cape Town)

Hey folks! It’s another recipe Wednesday and we are glad you popped by. Hope you’ve had a good week so far. Anyways, it’s the middle of the week so we can start the countdown to Friday. TGIF in advance. Our destination this week takes us to the lovely coastal city of Cape Town in South Africa. It’s …

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20

January
2016
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Recipe Wednesday: Creole Octopus Salad (Seychelles)

It’s another Recipe Wednesday people and I’m way excited because our destination of the week has been on my bucket list for so long and I’m counting down to the holidays. It’s the archipelago of over one hundred islands and islets. It’s the land with the largest sea coconut, Coco de Mer, weighing up to 15-30 …

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13

January
2016
Goat stew

Recipe Wednesday: Goat Meat Imoyo with Akassa (Cotonou)

Welcome to another Recipe Wednesday. Hope you tried making our dish from Kigali last week and if you did, hope it came out right. This week we are in the coastal town of Cotonou. I recently returned from Cotonou after not visiting for over ten years and I must say that I was impressed with …

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30

December
2015
Fish recipe8

New Year Delight: Whole Fish with Sweet and Sour Vegetables

Well Christmas is over and we are looking forward to the New Year. Have you made any resolutions or like me, you’re  just looking forward to even more better things in 2016 than this year had to offer? Hope you made something lovely during the Christmas holidays that left your loved ones looking forward to the …

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November
2015
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Recipe Wednesday: Spinach & Tangerine Soup (Butha-Buthe)

As we head towards the season to be merry, if you catch the festive cooking bug like I do, you would already be checking out possible recipes to spice your culinary offerings. Therefore let me excite your taste buds with this dish all the way from Butha Buthe in Lesotho, a landlocked kingdom completely bordered …

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18

November
2015
Mauritian Duck Curry

Mauritian Duck Curry

When you need to remind yourself what home made food feels like, you can try your hand at this Mauritian Duck Curry. Mauritian cuisine is influenced by African, European, Indian and Chinese flavours, so there are various mouth watering dishes peculiar to this island population. So if you like to try new things like I …

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11

November
2015
ButtButter

Recipe Wednesday: Nthochi Bread – Malawian Banana Bread.

Ever just wanted something sweet to sink your teeth into, simple but yet delicious enough to warrant a second helping? Well, this week we are going to have that kind of treat, making Nthochi bread – Malawian banana bread which is actually the well known banana bread that’s eaten the world over!  So if you …

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23

September
2015
fishstew

Recipe Wednesday: Cape Malay Fish Curry, Hermanus

One of the key experiences travelers look forward to in a new destination is food, even the picky eaters who never leave their own spices and crackers out of their luggage, venture to try at least one  dish which will remind them of the city or town visited. In light of creating memories, this week …

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26

August
2015
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Recipe Wednesday: Paella Potjie, Swakopmund

Namibian cuisine is influenced to a large degree by South African cooking, though Namibia has about 12 different tribes which have various types of food, most of which are recipes passed down from their periods of colonial influence from South Africa and Germany. The meal this week for our recipe Wednesday is Paella Potjie from …

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8

July
2015
mabatafish2

Recipe Wednesday: Mataba Fish

Saluté L’Afrique! and hope your bellies have settled from last week’s eye popping dish Poulet à la Moambe with Kwanga. I hope you tried cooking this recipe, and if you did, fingers crossed it came out great. This week, our sights take us to the beautiful island of Comoros; an archipelago island in between the …

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20

June
2015
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Eating Out in Fes – Top 5 Restaurants To Explore

For many visitors to Fes, eating out in this beautiful city is more than just a routine, it is simply an adventure of some sort. Fes is a UNESCO-listed world heritage site and its countless magnificent riads, which now houses restaurants, offers some of the best street food you can find anywhere in the world. …

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28

May
2015
Banku

10 Ghanaian foods you must try

Ghana is one country that has held on to its culture for centuries, making it one of the most culturally rich places in the world. This culture reflects most on Ghana’s local cuisine. Offering some of the tastiest dishes around the world. Ghana induces the use of the local crops and food available in the ...

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27

May
2015
nhisma1

5 Foods in Zambia You Must Try

While we travel for trainings, we eat like kings.  This is one of the great benefits of our job.  Everywhere we go, we enjoy delicious Zambian food, which is much like the Southern food we have eaten all of our lives.  Yet, when we’re in Kitwe, we must fend for ourselves.  Here are the Top …

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20

May
2015
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FOODIE DESTINATION – Pumpkin Pie Pudding (St. Helena)

Saint Helena is an island nation in the South Atlantic Ocean. Though one of the remotest settled islands in the world, it is also a paradise to behold; Bird watching, fishing, a wonderful heart shaped waterfall, Jacob’s Ladder and of course Napoleon’s exile home are just a few attractions of what to expect when you …

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