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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. […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Baked Mustard Chicken Legs and potatoes

Today’s recipe is “Baked Mustard Chicken Legs and potatoes”. It’s very easy to put together and taste fantastic. I used chicken thighs in this recipe but you can also use a whole chicken, chicken wings, drumsticks… This recipe is one of my signature dishes where I cook chicken tights and drumsticks are in a pot […]

Salad', Togolese cuisine

Shrimp Avocado Salad

I can live off of this Shrimp Avocado Salad. I love avocado, I love shrimp and this recipe is the perfect refreshing marriage of shrimp and avocado. This Shrimp Avocado Salad is light, delicious and refreshing and top it all it does not required any cooking time. This version of Shrimp Avocado Salad is made […]

Sauces & Soups, Senegalese cuisine

Yassa liver

Yassa liver 1 pounds of beef liver 2 Large Onions Sliced 4 cloves of garlic , minced 1 teaspoon ginger 1 Tablespoon Chicken Bouillon 2 Tablespoon mustard Salt and pepper ½ cup oil Marinade  the liver with onions, mustard, ginger, minced garlic, bouillon, salt and pepper to taste. Refrigerate for 2 hours , preferably overnight […]