Ivorian cuisine

Ivorian cuisine

Ivorian cuisine, Meal type, Togolese cuisine

Placali recipe

Placali recipe Placali is an Ivorian fermented cassava paste (yucca) also consumed in Togo (Agbélimakoumè). Cassava is a root tuber, rich in starch and has a nutty flavor. Cassava is an important source of carbohydrates and also provides a small amount of fiber, vitamins and minerals. When I went to Ivory Coast, I was blown […]

Bbq, Ivorian cuisine, Main dishes

Ivorian Alloco recipe and braised chicken

Ivorian Alloco recipe and braised chicken Alloco (Aloco or Alloko) are Ivorian fried plantains. Alloco is also consumed in Benin, Nigeria (Dodo), Democratic Republic of Congo (Makemba), Togo (Amanda) and Ghana (Kelewele). The Alloco is served with crushed chilli, braised chicken, braised fish and boiled eggs. In Ivorian capital, the Alloco is sold in the […]

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 […]

Attieke, Bbq, Ivorian cuisine

Attiéké braised Chicken

6 pieces Chicken 8 cloves garlic 2 tablespoons ginger 2 cloves 1/4 cup oil 1/4 cup vinegar  1/2 onion 1 cubes Salt Blend the spices Mix the chicken pieces and half the marinade and leave to marinate for at least an hour but overnight will give you a great flavor. Place chicken on the grill […]

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 […]

Dessert', Ivorian cuisine, Togolese cuisine

Plantain fritters (Klako)

Plantain fritters (Klako) 8 ripe plantains or bananas 2 cup all purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ¾ teaspoon salt or more adjust to suit preference Mash plantains with a potato masher or spoon until puree or use a food processor to blend. Add the flour, baking powder, salt. Stir until fully combined. Adjust seasonings and let rest for 30 minutes. […]