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Rice Bread is Traditional Bread from Liberia

Rice Bread is Traditional Bread from Liberia

Rice Bread is Traditional Bread from Liberia


Rice Bread is Traditional Bread from Liberia

Liberian rice bread is time-honored Liberian bread baked by households across the country. Rice is eaten as breakfast, lunch, and dinner in most Liberian households. Liberian rice bread is traditional bread from Liberia Africa.

Ingredients
2 cups of rice flour
3 mashed very ripe yellow plantains or very ripe bananas
1 cup whole milk
2 large eggs
¼ cup granulated sugar
½ teaspoon nutmeg
½ teaspoon ginger
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ cup vegetable oil

Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large mixing bowl add all ingredients and stir until thoroughly blended. Bake in a well-greased loaf pan for about 40 minutes.

Now that you know how to make rice bread from Liberia, make okra stew traditional West African stew.

Did you know
Liberia is Africa's oldest Republic since July 1847. Liberia’s name derives from the Latin word "liber" meaning "free"; so named because the nation was created as a homeland for liberated African-American slaves. 

Facing the Atlantic Ocean, the coastline is characterized by lagoons, mangrove swamps, and river-deposited sandbars; the inland grassy plateau supports limited agriculture. In 1979, dozens of protesters were killed and hundreds injured in rice riots following a proposed increase in the price of rice in Liberia.



Liberian rice bread is traditional bread from Liberia

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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.

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