Yellow rice with shrimp and braised Chicken

Yellow rice with shrimp and braised Chicken 4 Tbsp butter  2 cloves garlic, minced  1 tsp turmeric  1/4 tsp cumin  1 tsp ginger  2 cups uncooked long grain jasmine rice  3 cups Water (or chicken broth) 2 cup cleaned shrimp 1 onion 1 cube Salt to taste Add the butter, onion, Shrimp, garlic, turmeric, cumin, …

No cornstarch Rice cakes (Ablo)

No cornstarch Rice cakes (Ablo) Le Ablo is a Togolese (Abolo Beninese) steamed rice and corn flour dish. The traditional method takes time, although most of it involves inactive waiting periods. The process spans three to four days from the first rice soaking to taking the finished product out of the steamer. In the original …

West african Banana Fritters (Klako – Klaklo – Kaklo – kakro)

West african Banana Fritters (Klako – Klaklo – Kaklo – kakro) 3 large overly ripe bananas 1 cup all purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ¾ teaspoon salt or more adjust to suit preference 1 teaspoon garlic ½ teaspoon ginger 1 tablespoon paprika 1/2 -1 teaspoon cayenne pepper (depending on your tolerance level Mash plantains with a potato masher or spoon until puree or use a food processor to …

Kenkey (Fermented Maize Dumplings) with it sauce and fried fish

Other names: Kom, Dokunoo, Dokono, Dokunu, Dokonou, Kenkey My one and only!!! My favorite food:  Kom (Togo) Dokonou (Benin). Ghana has a similar dish Kenkey. Our Kom is softer than Kenkey. Kom is served with a soup or stew or sauce. I prefer to eat my Kom with Yébésséssi, Ebesse fionfion, fried fish and sardine. …

Ivorian Chicken Jollof rice

Ivorian Chicken Jollof rice 4 cups rice (Jasmine) 1 chicken (cut into pieces) 2 tomatoes 4 tablespoons tomato paste 1 teaspoon cayenne 5 clove garlic 2 tablespoon ginger 1 onions 2 cubes 1 cup oil 1 cabbage 2 carrots 10 habanero pepper (optional) Pinch of baking soda Salt to taste Blend the garlic, ginger, ½ …