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Cuisine nigériane, Dessert', Togolese cuisine

Nigerian Buns

4 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar  1 tbsp baking powder  1/2 nutmeg  70 g butter 2 eggs 1/2 cup milk  Frying oil Start by measuring flour into large bowl. Add cold, cubed butter. Using a pastry blender, cut the butter into the flour. (You also use your hands or food processor. Once the butter is […]


Homemade Chicken Shawarma

Ingredients to make the bread for the Chicken Shawarma?  1 teaspoon sugar  1/2 cup warm water  1/4 oz active dry yeast (~1 tablespoon)  2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour  1/2 cup plain yogurt  1 tablespoon oil  some oil, for greasing the skillet  1 stick butter How to make the bread for the Chicken Shawarma? In a small bowl, add the sugar, warm water, and yeast together. Stir to combine well. […]


How to cook spare ribs in the oven?

This Barbecue spare ribs in the Oven are delicious, flavorful and tender, with the meat falling right off the bone. The ribs are seasoned with aromatic spices like garlic, paprika, pepper and sweetened with brown sugar, honey and ketchup. Furthermore, the acidity in the tomato and cider vinegar balances out the sweetness and give the […]

Beninese cuisine, Cuisine nigériane, Ghanaian cuisine, Ivorian cuisine, Main dishes, Meal type, Senegalese cuisine, Togolese cuisine

One-pot oven Jollof rice

This recipe of One-pot Baked Chicken and Jollof Rice start on the stove and finishes cooking in the oven. This One-pot Baked Chicken and Jollof Rice is also a combination of west African and Indians of terrific aromatic, spices and flavors. The little thing that makes all the difference in this recipe is the fried […]

Dessert', Togolese cuisine

Milo Cake

This milo cake is moist and tasty. Who does not love milo? I grow up in Togo, even though most people drank hot coco made with milo, I just enjoy eating milo right out of the can – I love it and My kids enjoy is as well.  Milo is crunchy, sweet, chocolate and malt […]


Authentic tandoori chicken

Authentic tandoori chicken Tandoori chicken is my favorite Indian food. Tandoori Chicken is named after the cylindrical clay oven in which the dish is traditionally prepared, called a tandoor, which commonly gets up to almost 500-degree F in temperature. Western chefs have had to modify the cooking method, either grilling or roasting the chicken. This […]

Bread, Togolese cuisine

Mackerel stuffed Buns

Mackerel stuffed Buns In Togo, we serve a delicious sandwich made fish (Akpala or Mackerel) baked, smoked with veggies and seasonings and served with small French baguettes (The size of hot dog bun). For this recipe of Mackerel stuffed Buns, I have decided to combine a bun and the fish mixture. For this recipe you […]

American recipe

Southern Baked Macaroni and Cheese recipe

The Macaroni and Cheese made from starch is billion times better than a box. I love Southern Baked Macaroni and Cheese. It is also American favorite comfort food. The Southern Baked Macaroni and Cheese is cheesy, creamy and the baked crust is everything. I start with a classic French cheesy sauce béchamel made from a […]

Main dishes, Togolese cuisine

Haitian pork griot recipe

For this recipe of pork griot and Jollof rice, I combined my West African culture and Haitian experience. Pork griot is one of Haiti’s favorite’s dishes. To make the griot, big and fatty chunks of pork shoulder are marinated with limes juice, garlic, ginger, fresh thyme, onion, bouillon powder and salt, then boiled and finally […]


Dried Apricot and Lamb Sosaties

Sosaties, South African kebabs, are among the most popular dishes at an braai. Lamb sosaties are the national favorite, but beef, pork and chicken are also common. The meat or poultry is marinated in a spicy curry and apricot sauce, and then grilled until crisp on the outside but still moist and tender inside. The […]