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North African Recipe Salted Figs with Honey

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North African Recipe Salted Figs with Honey North African Recipe Salted Figs with Honey Figs have been a common recipe ingredient for North Africans since before written food history. Thanks to the favorable climate conditions, the figs grown from the sycamore-fig tree in North Africa is one of the most important in the world. Learn how to make easy elegant salted figs with honey African food recipe. North African Recipe Salted Figs with Honey Ingredients  4 large fresh figs 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ cup orange blossom honey ¼ teaspoon salt Directions Preheat oven to 325°F. Gently wash and pat dry figs. Toss figs with oil place stem side up in a shallow baking pan. Roast for 20 minutes. Allow to cool and quarter without cutting completely through the figs. Meanwhile, add honey to a heatproof cup and microwave for 1 minute. Pour honey evenly over figs, sprinkle with salt and serve warm. Figs with Honey Salad

How to make Ethiopian Injera Bread from scratch

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How to make Ethiopian Injera Bread from scratch How to make Ethiopian Injera Bread from scratch Injera bread Injera bread is a classic African bread recipe Ingredients 2 cups teff flour 2 cups water ¼ teaspoon salt Vegetable oil for coating the pan Directions Mix flour, water and salt. Put the batter aside overnight or up to three days to ferment. The batter will start to bubble and obtain its well-known tartness. Heat a lightly oiled cast-iron skillet over medium low heat. In a large mixing bowl add all ingredients and lightly mix well. Heat a lightly oiled cast-iron skillet over medium low heat.  Coat skillet with a thin layer of batter. Cook until holes appear on the surface of the bread flip and repeat cooking on other side. Cover completed bread with a damp cloth. What is Injera bread? What is Teff? Injera bread is a flatbread traditionally eaten in the African countries of Ethiopia and Eritrea. Injera bread is thicker than a crepe

African Okra Stew

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African Okra Stew African Okra Stew Okra recipes in Africa are common. Okra Soup is a healthy easy to prepare African food recipe. Many variations of okra soup can be found throughout Western Africa. What makes African food different from American cuisine, the spices of course. Spices have a major effect on how flavorful your food will taste.  Many times the same recipe will taste entirely different from different spices added. Hibiscus esculentus or okra is of African origin originating from Ethiopia. Okra grows wild along the White Nile and the upper Nile country as well as in Ethiopia. Begin with good-quality fresh okra suitable for cooking. African Okra Stew Yield 3-6 servings Ingredients 3 cups fresh okra (whole or sliced) 3 cloves garlic crushed 1 tablespoons lemon juice 3 cups vegetable stock 1 tablespoon caraway seeds 2 medium fresh tomatoes evenly sliced Salt and pepper to taste Directions In

African cowpeas black-eyed peas facts and information

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Black-eyed peas also known as Cowpeas or niébé originated in Africa and are widely grown around the world. Niébé, a variety of cowpea is a drought-resistant bean that thrives even in the dry, arid soils of the Sahel. The niébé bean improves soil quality in the Sahel by fixing nutrients since its nitrogen requirements low; its roots form nodules that contribute to the fixation of atmospheric nitrogen. The Sahel of Africa is a huge dry area and includes northern Senegal, southern Mauritania, central Mali, northern Burkina Faso, southern Algeria, Niger, northern Nigeria, central Chad, central and southern Sudan, northern South Sudan, Eritrea, Cameroon, Central African Republic and northern Ethiopia. Cowpeas, especially the Niébé variety of cowpea is grown by many women small farmers, throughout West Africa. What exactly are cowpeas? African cowpeas black-eyed peas facts and information. Black-eyed peas or cowpeas originated from West Africa. Throughout Africa black-e

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.