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February
2017
Namibia 172

Recipe Wednesday – Crocodile or Chicken Skewers with Cashew Nut Satay

Hello guys, It’s a new week of cooking and we are excited about what’s on the menu for today. This week we are making for another recipe Wednesday- Crocodile or Chicken Skewers with Cashew Nut Satay. Hopefully you tried last week’s fire cracker and your lips weren’t burnt too bad… lol. This week we are in the …

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15

February
2017
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Recipe Wednesday: Curried Potatoes – Uganda

Hello foodie family! How has the week been so far? Have you been practicing the various recipes? We hope you have. We are in East Africa for our Recipe Wednesday this week and more specifically the city of Kampala. Kampala is home to the world’s second largest freshwater inland body, the majestic Lake Victoria welcomes you into ...

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8

February
2017
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Recipe Wednesday – Domoda (Peanut butter Soup) Banjul, Gambia

Gambians are big on social interaction, so it is not a rare sight to see families eating from communal bowls during meal time. This reverence for social interaction amplifies the importance of greeting in Gambia, so that if you decide to take a trip there, you get travel advice that includes ‘always greet with a …

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February
2017
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Creole Curry and Coconut Tea: a Foodie Exploration of Mauritius

While Mauritius is known for its sugary beaches and top-notch resorts, the tiny Indian Ocean island also has a rich food culture that is as alluring as its powdery palm-fringed sands. I’m not the kind of person who’s happy to lie on a beach lounger sipping cocktails for my holiday, so instead of staying in …

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25

January
2017
Zanzibar Apples with Rambutan

Recipe Wednesday – Zanzibar Apple with Rambutan Cream

… And we are approaching the month of love. It’s like we are just getting over the beginning of the year blues and it is already time for another celebration. But it is the celebration of love so we cannot complain. How do you tell your significant other you love them? A pair of specialized cufflinks? …

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18

January
2017
Khatta bateta

Recipe Wednesday: Khatta Bateta- Mombasa Snack

This week for our recipe Wedenesday, we will be attempting a homemade version of the Mombasa style snack of sour potatoes known as Khatta Bateta. Given the strong influence of Asian cuisine in Kenya’s gastronomy, it is not uncommon to find Asian street food with a Kenyan twist to the taste. African recipes, especially street …

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28

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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24

December
2016
Sosatie

My Top 10 Christmas Dishes

I’ve decided this year to switch things from the basic Christmas dishes we usually have. I have gone round Africa and picked my top 10 Christmas dishes. Who knows which ones would end up being on our Christmas table this year? Christmas is my second most favourite holiday of the year. It reminds me of family …

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21

December
2016
Gammon

Classic South African Christmas Gammon

Christmas is all about large family and friendship gatherings. It is the coming together of groups to celebrate the end of another long, stressful, and hopefully good year and no doubt thankful for the long holidays. Entertaining a crowd means a lot of food preparations but its usually Christmas lunch that gets the most attention. …

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14

December
2016
mulled-wine

Christmas Mulled Wine

It’s five days to Christmas and I’m sure you have all if not most of your presents ready. The turkey, lamb, gammon or chicken is sitting comfortably in the freezer ready to be made into a sumptuous meal for Christmas lunch. Today we’ll be making a Christmas favorite – Mulled wine. It is a beverage made …

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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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16

November
2016
Cape Coast - Spinach Stew and Sweet Plantain

Recipe Wednesday: Ghanaian Spinach Stew with Sweet Plantain

Hi folks! It’s Recipe Wednesday again and time for us to add an extra dish into our recipe folders. I do hope you have enjoyed our recipes so far. Do leave a comment in the comments box below or subscribe to our page to receive updates. We are in Cape Coast this week and from the …

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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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November
2016
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Recipe Wednesday: Brown Rice with Fried Bananas (Angola)

Hello people!!! Hope you have enjoyed our culinary dishes around Africa so far. We would like to appreciate all our followers and say thank you for your feedback. This week we are in the city of Luanda (said to be the most expensive city in Africa). It is the capital of Angola located in Central ...

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26

October
2016
Saka Saka

Recipe Wednesday: Saka Saka with Rice – Brazzaville

Eating your greens frequently is an essential if you are to have a balanced diet. Therefore a tasty green dish is usually  a winner with those who appreciate the important nutrients it provides. The central African city of Brazzaville is our destination for this week, and keeping in line with Afro Tourism tradition we'll be ...

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19

October
2016
chakalaka

Recipe Wednesday: Lesotho Chakalaka with Pap

Taking time out to make a meal from scratch can be quite a daunting task during a hectic work week, but this not stop by tastebuds from craving something fresh. So this week we will be eating a Basotho favourite made with carrots, tomatoes and bell peppers. It is a simple vegetarian dish of chakalaka ...

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12

October
2016
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Recipe Wednesday: Bhajia Za Dengu – Battered fried potatoes

Happy Wednesday everyone! Hope you’ve had a great start to the week and here’s hoping you smile all the way to the end. This week we will be making Bhajia za Dengu, an appetizer of battered fried potatoes, not famously known but delicious nonetheless. Our destination for this week takes us to Mombasa, the second largest ...

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28

September
2016
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Recipe Wednesday: Zambian Staple – Nshima with Tomato Gravy & Okra

Zambia’s National staple is corn meal/polenta, they have quite a number of recipes that use this staple as a base, the most popular however, is Nshima, a dish made from boiling water and finely grounded corn meal. So if you like to try new things like I do, whip up your cooking tools and let’s …

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21

September
2016
Constantine chicken

Recipe Wednesday: Algerian Djedj Mechoui

There’s something about Mediterranean cooking that immediately gets you salivating, the use of spices that inspire flavourful aromas, awaken the taste buds and gets you going for seconds are in abundance. Cuisines from Algeria also inspire such flavours and this week we will be cooking for our recipe Wednesday: Algerian Djedj Mechoui which is basically …

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14

September
2016
Sao Tome Chicken in coffee 2

Recipe Wednesday: Chicken with Coffee Sauce – Sao Tomé & Príncipe

Hello guys! Hope you have all are having a great week so far. We wish you an even better weekend coming up. This week we are on the quiet, serene island of Sao Tomé and Príncipe. It is made up of two archipelagos, Sao Tomé island being the bigger of the two and is located …

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7

September
2016
M'Bour Poulet Yassa

Recipe Wednesday: M’Bour Poulet (Chicken)Yassa

Welcome to M'Bour, Senegal. The land of the Pink Lake, the famous house of slaves, Goreé Island, the sultry sounds of Youssou N’Dour and the tallest statue in Africa… M'Bour or Mbour is a city in the Thiès Region of Senegal. It lies on the Petite Côte, approximately eighty kilometers south of Dakar. It is ...

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24

August
2016
gboma-dessi-and-akoume

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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