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Taste of Africa.

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Pro Tips and African Recipes

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What to make with couscous, garbanzo beans and curry

Couscous is pasta made from semolina flour and pairs perfectly with curry and garbanzo beans. What to make with couscous, garbanzo beans and curry Curried Garbanzo Beans and Couscous Ingredients 2 - 15 ounce cans garbanzo beans 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 yellow onions, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 teaspoons ground curry 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 tablespoon preserved lemons Directions Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat and sauté onions, garlic, and spices. Stir in beans and preserved lemons. Heat for 5 minutes and serve over couscous. About Couscous To the Amazigh or Berber people, spices are very important to every couscous dish. If there is no spice then it is not a Berber dish. Couscous is often mistakenly called rice but it is actually pasta made up of tiny pearls of whe

Tanzania Fresh Caught Seafood Dish

Tanzania Fresh Caught Seafood Dish Tanzanian coconut curried shrimp recipe is a simple African food recipe to make for a weeknight dinner. Tanzanian curried shrimp is the favorite   dish of coastal Tanzania, the addition of coconut milk adds a sweet-savory taste dimension to this dish. Tanzania Fresh Caught Seafood Dish Coconut Curried Shrimp Ingredients 1 pound cleaned shrimp 2 tablespoons good-quality curry powder 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 onion, chopped finely 2 tablespoons of butter 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/2 tablespoon cumin 1/2 cup coconut water Directions In a large saucepan brown over medium, heat the butter, curry, onions, garlic, cumin and paprika. Add remaining ingredients, cover tightly, and simmer 10 minutes. Serve with ugali, vegetables or white rice. Did you know Tanzania’s name is a combination of the first letters of Tanganyika and Zanzibar, the two states that merged to form Tanzania in 1964.

Fool Dessert

Fool Dessert The most simple dessert recipe from colonial Africa to make for friends tonight. How to Make Mango Fool Dessert We begin with a classic treat mango fool. Fools are a popular dessert by way of Great Britain into Africa and are fresh puree fruit folded into whipped cream. This dessert recipe is simple just remember that ripe mangos make the best mango fool. Note How to fold: Use a rubber spatula to gently slice through the mixture working in a circular motion while turning the bowl slowly. Folding gives the final product a light and airy texture while stirring will deflate your fool. Mango Fool African Dessert from Côte d'Ivoire (formerly the Ivory Coast) Prep Time: 10 minutes Chill Time: 4 Hours Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes Yields 4 servings Ingredients 1 cup mango puree 1 teaspoon cardamom 1/4 teaspoon cloves 2 cups whipped topping Directions In a small bowl mix well mango puree, cardamom and cloves. Then carefully fold mango puree mixt

African Food Love. You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food. - Paul Prudhomme

Facts are to the mind the same thing as food to the body. - Edmond Burke.

Truths are first clouds, then rain, then harvests and food. - Henry Ward Beecher.

Gems are valueless as food. - Unknown.