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Tell Us If You Like These 140 African Food Recipes.

Famous Greatest Food Quotes of All Time

Famous Greatest Food Quotes of All Time The greatest collection of the best five food quotes and sayings from all time. Below is our collection of our favorite food quotes. “Food is our common ground, a universal experience.”  James Beard “You don't need a silver fork to eat good food.” Paul Prudhomme “There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” George Bernard Shaw “The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people.” Cesar Chavez “If you cant' feed a hundred people, then just feed one” Mother Teresa More funny and thought-provoking food quotes: “It's bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children's health than the pediatrician.”   Meryl Streep “It's difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato.” -Lewis Grizzard “The only thing I like better than talking about food is eating.” John Walters “Of plants tomatoes seemed the mo

Taro Root Tomato and Cocoyam Stew

Two easy vegetable African food recipes to make today are Taro Root Tomato Stew and Cocoyam Vegetable Soup. Have you ever stood and stared at new vegetable produce from the international foods section of your local supermarket and how to cook it? In recent years, many exotic-sounding products have been introduced on the shelves of supermarkets around the world. As a result, people have found out about food items like pumpkin leaf, taro, cocoyam, and many are curious to try the newly found items. Many foods are unknown outside places of origin and introducing new foods helps open up international fair trade markets. Vegetable Taro Root Tomato Stew Recipe. Taro Root is a staple crop used in many African, Asian, Caribbean, and Hawaiian recipes. Taro Root Tomato Stew is an easy one-dish recipe made throughout Africa. Pottage is a thick soup or stew and taro root is a starchy vegetable consisting of 2/3 water with a fibrous outer coating. Taro root is commonly us

The African Gourmet

In 2023, we mark 16 years of dedicated service in discovering, collecting, and sharing African history and heritage. Our mission is to promote a sense of pride and appreciation for this rich cultural legacy and important educational resource.

So, my adventurous friend, fasten your seatbelt and prepare for a wild and downright mind-blowing journey through Africa's 54 food nations. You're about to discover a whole new world of cultures, traditions, and practices that'll leave you craving more. Since 2007, The African Gourmet has highlighted Africa through its food and culture. Contact us

Chic African Culture

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.