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Tell Us If You Like These 140 African Food Recipes.

Nairobi Pink Velvet Cake Recipe

Ausha, a Pink Velvet cake adventurer and food-loving woman, visited Kenya and stumbled upon Tiramisu Bakery in Nairobi and a Pink Velvet cake recipe. People love cake all over the world. Pink Velvet Cake is often associated with celebrations and special occasions, serving as a centerpiece of joy and togetherness. It symbolizes indulgence, happiness, and sharing moments of delight with loved ones. The moist and fluffy texture of Pink Velvet Cake and the luscious cream cheese frosting create a delightful sensory experience. Pink Velvet Cake recipe is a special treat for holidays, weddings, birthdays, and funerals. Many African countries are known for their delicious and unique baked goods. For example, South Africa is famous for its milk tart, koeksisters, and malva pudding, while Nigeria is known for its puff puff and chin chin. Other countries like Morocco, Egypt, and Tunisia also have their own traditional sweet treats. Our staff writer Ausha, an adventurous and food-loving woman, vi

Senegal Cinnamon Chicken Recipe

We Love Senegal’s Cinnamon Chicken Recipe If you're looking for a flavorful and easy-to-make chicken recipe, look no further than Senegal Cinnamon Chicken.  This chicken and cinnamon African dish is known for its delicious combination of spices and herbs, including ginger, garlic, and cilantro. It's perfect for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion. Cinnamon is a spice that adds a warm and sweet flavor to dishes, making it a popular ingredient in both sweet and savory recipes.  When used in chicken recipes, cinnamon can add a unique depth of flavor that complements the natural taste of the chicken. It works particularly well when combined with other spices, such as cumin, coriander, and cayenne pepper, as in the Senegal Cinnamon Chicken recipe. Ingredients. 4 bone-in chicken thighs 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ca

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.