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Taste of Africa.

Taste of Africa.
Get to know the recipes of Africa for the superfan of African food who loves to cook and eat.

Pro Tips and African Recipes

The African Gourmet has all the best quick & easy dinners for delicious meals on a busy night. Skillet suppers. Easy lunches. Everyday Meals. Easy African Desserts. From our African kitchens to yours, all the tips, advice and recipes you need to make life more delicious, from everyday dinners and desserts to special occasion African feasts.

Get to know Africa from her African food recipes

Tell Us If You Like These 101 African Food Recipes.

Peppery Eggplant Vegetable Stew

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Prep time: 20 min Cook time: 1 hour Total time: 1 hour 20 min Ethiopian eggplants are a type of eggplant popular in parts of East Africa. Ethiopian eggplants are used in several ways in East African cuisine, including as an ingredient in main dishes, soups, and fried. Ethiopian eggplants are also a staple in many parts of Africa, where it is called garden egg in English and aborigine in French, among many other names in African languages. Peppery Eggplant Vegetable Stew Ingredients 4 sliced medium eggplants 1 small head cabbage, shredded 2 onions, sliced 2 cups baby carrots 2 large tomatoes, diced 1 large white potato, finely diced 1 green pepper, finely chopped 1 tablespoon minced garlic ½ teaspoon chili powder Salt and pepper to taste 2 tablespoons oil 8 cups of water Directions In a large pot with a lid, lightly sauté onions with garlic add all ingredients to the pot cover and simmer for one hour. Serve with Ethiopian Injera bread. More easy breakfast, lunch and

Breakfast Boerewors in South Africa

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Serve your minced meat breakfast boerewors sausage patties in between two slices of bread, tomatoes, cheese, eggs for the ultimate Boerewors sandwich. Southern African breakfast Boerewors sausage patties are easy to make. In South Africa, Boerewors are traditionally cooked over coals as part of a barbecue, or fried in a pan on the stove inside casings to make link sausages. Today we are making Boerewors sausage patties instead of links. It is essential to know the difference between minced meat and ground meat when making South African Boerewors. Boerewors uses minced meat and not ground meat. Minced meat is meat that is chopped up very finely; ground meat is more pulverized since it is put through a meat grinder possibly with other fillers such as fat, soybeans and water to bulk the ground meat up. The word Boerewors is literally translated to farmer’s sausage in the Dutch Afrikaans language and is a traditional South African sausage. The spice coriander and cloves define Boerewor

Best Plantain Takeout Snack

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The number of take-out vendors in Africa serving plantains is unknown, many Africans rely on plantains recipes for their round the lock take-out flats. Working on average 10 hours per day take-out businesses for many African people becomes the only way to earn a living, and take-out vending, in particular, represents one of the easiest and viable jobs, as it requires little start-up capital. Limited access to credit is a major barrier to the growth of the take-out enterprises. Food vendors need a license to legally trade in many places in Africa. However neither at the national nor at local level, in Africa there is no framework policy or law specifically regulating take-out vending. Take-out is any ready to eat food or beverage sold and sometimes prepared in outdoor public spaces on streets, squares, parks, open-air markets by vendors or cooks either on foot or in vans, carts, or stalls. Many people eat take-out on average 6-7 times a week especially by students and unmarried peop

Cultural Icon Hard Rock Cafe Africa

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Music and food are life at the cultural iconic Hard Rock international African ten locations including Nigeria Lagos Hard Rock African food menu. Hard Rock very first café opened at Old Park Lane Mayfair, London, founded in 1971 by Americans Isaac Tigrett and Peter Morton. Hard Rock in Africa and around the world is known for classic American food such as burgers and boozy milkshakes, collectable music-related merchandise, and live performances. Hard Rock local food, African food and classic menu. Classic food menu consists of the American cuisine, local favorite food, cocktails, beers, mocktails and wines. What is the most popular food served? Hamburgers, cheeseburgers, wings, onion rings, chicken tenders, nachos, spring rolls, baby back ribs, steak, barbecue chicken, salmon, shrimp, California-style cobb salad, milkshakes, New York cheesecake, and hot fudge brownie. Hard Rock also has local favorite foods on the menu in Africa beside the classic menu; Nigeria Lagos local favorite

Rice Casserole Of Your Dreams

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What to add to white rice to make a rice casserole taste better? If you want something unique, try groundnuts, coconut milk, clarified butter, or a combination of the three. African cooks in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Tanzania, The Gambia, and Nigeria love this rice casserole recipe because it is so quick, easy and delicious. Once you know that, you can toss uncooked rice into a baking dish with vegetables and seasonings and it bakes up into an amazing one-dish rice casserole dinner, there is no going back.  You can even assemble it ahead of time and bake it when you are ready and serve with sautéed fresh green beans with garlic, salt, and black pepper. Hint: Uncooked rice will take around 45 minutes to cook completely in a casserole dish. African baked rice with vegetables ingredients and directions on how to cook rice in the oven. Ingredients. 3/4 cup uncooked long grain white rice ½ cup chopped groundnuts 1 cup coconut milk 2 diced red tomatoes 1 chopped onions

African Food Love secrets for kitchen success.

Simple Cooking Tips

Make sure your cooking work area has good lighting so you can safely see what you are cutting, seasoning and cooking.

Get comfortable with the recipe, read it all the way through. Always read and re-read your recipes before you start cooking.

Season and taste as you go. Always taste your food before seasoning.

Spices and herbs are essential to African food cooking and baking. Keep your spices away from sources of heat like the stove or lights. Herbs and spices can lose their flavor when exposed to humidity and heat.

Recipes are only a guideline so feel free to substitute items that you like.

When cooking with chili peppers, protect your hands and eyes by wearing rubber gloves. Or coat your hands in vegetable oil and wash them with soap and water immediately after handling.