Beninese cuisine

Beninese cuisine

Beninese cuisine, Cuisine libérienne, Cuisine nigériane, Ghanaian cuisine, Ivorian cuisine, Mali cuisine, Sauces & Soups, Senegalese cuisine, Togolese cuisine

Okra Soup

Okra Soup 1 small onion 2 tomatoes 2 hot pepper 1 cup palm oil Cooked Assorted meat, crab, shrimp and fish – I used a combination of turkey, crab, prawns  6 cups chopped okra 6 cups meat stock or water Blended seasoning (1 Onions, 1 clove, 1 allspice whole, 1 cloves of garlic, 1 tablespoon […]

Beninese cuisine, Ivorian cuisine, Main dishes, Togolese cuisine

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 […]

Beninese cuisine, Cuisine libérienne, Cuisine nigériane, Dessert', Ghanaian cuisine, Ivorian cuisine, Mali cuisine, Senegalese cuisine, Street food, Togolese cuisine

Merveilles donut

Gbanplè, Bugnes, oreillettes, merveilles, ganses 200 g All purpose flour 40 g Butter 2 eggs 50 g Sugar powder 30 cl Oil 1 teaspoon nutmeg Icing sugar Make a fountain with flour and yeast. Pour in the center the powdered sugar, the eggs, the nutmeg and the melted butter. Knead by hand to obtain a homogeneous […]

Beninese cuisine, Cuisine libérienne, Cuisine nigériane, Ghanaian cuisine, Ivorian cuisine, Main dishes, Mali cuisine, Senegalese cuisine, Togolese cuisine

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 […]

Beninese cuisine, Cuisine libérienne, Cuisine nigériane, Drinks, Ghanaian cuisine, Ivorian cuisine, Mali cuisine, Senegalese cuisine, Togolese cuisine

Sobolo (Sorrel) with pineapple and mint

Sobolo is the Ghanaian name for a tea made out of rosella leaves, also referred to as Bissap, Zobo or Sorrel. Sobolo (Bissap, Zobo, Sorrel or hibiscus tea) is a cool drink found in most West African countries. It is a dark red-purple (ruby red) colored juice. It tastes sour, a bit grapey and a […]