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Tell Us If You Like These 140 African Food Recipes.

Moroccan Almond Chicken

Moroccan Almond Chicken Vegetable Tagine Stew Recipe Make Moroccan Almond Chicken Vegetable Tagine Stew Tonight Making African Moroccan almond chicken is a colorful way to add a new chicken recipe to your recipe files. Making this healthy recipe can help you take care of your heart by eating healthy vegetables. Moroccan Almond Chicken Recipe Ingredients 1 cup fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth 2 large red bell peppers, chopped  2 large tomatoes, diced  1 small onion, chopped 2 large carrots, peeled and cut into 1/4" thick planks 1 large potatoes, cut into 1/2" slices or wedges 1/4 cup flaked almonds 2 medium garlic cloves, minced 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons olive oil Directions In a large bowl mix all ingredients by hand omitting the olive oil and broth. Pour enough of the olive

How to make three brothers African breadfruit porridge recipe

How to make three brothers African breadfruit porridge recipe How to make three brothers African breadfruit porridge recipe Breadfruit is good for making fires, side dish and porridge. Treculia Africana or African breadfruit grows throughout tropical Africa and is good for you due to its high content in potassium and iron helping with red blood cell production.  Breadfruit recipes number in the thousands, the name is derived from the texture of the cooked fruit, which has a taste similar to potatoes. Do not let the look of breadfruits frighten you since they are large, cantaloupe-sized fruit, usually yellow-green in color, with hard, starchy white flesh similar to a potato.  Ripe breadfruit is eaten fresh cooked and when cooking smells like fresh baked bread. Breadfruit seeds are cooked similar to beans and make the best African food recipes. Buy breadfruit from a tropical farmers market or purchase online. Breadfruit goes by many names in Africa, blèfoutou or yo

Handcrafted Spices for BBQ Chisa Nyama

Southern Africans love a good BBQ and the rainbow nation is made of many distinct cultures, barbecuing cuts across ethnicity, race and class. In the Zulu language, the term for barbecue is Chisa nyama, which roughly translates to burn meat. Chisa Nyama or Shisa Nyama is a term used in many South African townships to describe a barbecue or braai.  Happy Braai Day Chisa nyama can be eaten for breakfast, brunch, lunch, afternoon snack or dinner but especially on a Saturday afternoon throughout South Africa the Chisa Nyama spots, street food vendors and home backyard chefs are grilling up deliciousness. Barbecuing in South Africa is called Chisa Nyama, Braai and Ukosa to name few, there is even a national braai day celebrated on September 24 every year. Braai day is considered a family food-sharing day similar to Thanksgiving in America. Chisa nyama has been around for centuries and has truly stood the test of time. One simple spice recipe is a basic beef rub of garlic, c

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Indulge in our delectable food dishes that serve as a delightful and flavorful gateway to the rich diversity of the African continent.

Moroccan Pastilla Pie

Moroccan Pastilla Pie

If you're hesitant about trying African food, let me assure you that Moroccan Pastilla Pie offers a delightful culinary adventure. Moroccan Pastilla, or Bastilla or B'stilla, is a traditional Moroccan dish typically served as a special occasion or festive dish. It consists of layers of flaky pastry filled with a mixture of spiced meat, usually chicken or pigeon, along with almonds, eggs, and a hint of sweetness from ingredients like cinnamon and powdered sugar. Traditional Moroccan Pastilla recipes often include a layer of scrambled eggs. Feel free to add beaten eggs to the chicken and almond mixture during the cooking process if you prefer. The pastry is then baked until golden and crispy.

Moroccan Merguez Sausage

Moroccan Merguez Sausage

Merguez is a spicy North African sausage traditionally made from ground lamb or beef and flavored with spices such as paprika, cumin, garlic, and chili. It is often grilled or pan-fried and served with bread or Merguez is commonly used in dishes like tagines, couscous, and stews.