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North African Fish Couscous

When I saw this recipe I immediately thought of the French movie “La graine et le mullet”.  In English the movie is known as “The Secret of the Grain” or “Couscous”.   It is a wonderful movie about a man named Slimane and his plans to establish a restaurant as a legacy for his family.  Fish [...]

African Avocado and Pineapple Spread

This tasty spread comes from West Africa.  I love how the pineapple adds some sweet taste to it.  It is not only healthy but tastes divine.  It is super easy to prepare. Ingredients 1 avocado a little lemon juice a few pineapple pieces salt Preparation Scoop the avocado flesh into a bowl and mash well.  Mix [...]

Fried Plantains

Fried plantains are eaten in many parts of the worlds such as Africa, South America and the Caribbean.  You can eat them as a side dish or just as a snack. A friend of mine from Cuba kept talking about plantains and how life-sustaining they are for a Cuban.  He can go only so long without plantains [...]

African Plantain Soup

  Ingredients 2 medium sized onions, finely chopped a little piece of butter 1 garlic clove, minced 200g frozen corn 4 plantains, peeled and sliced 1 tomato, chopped 1 red chili, finely chopped (without seeds) 1 liter vegetable broth 1 tsp tarragon salt, nutmeg, pepper   Preparation Fry the onions in the melted butter until [...]

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