Thiakry Couscous

Thiakry Couscous The Thiakry (also called Degue, Chakery or Chakri) is a Senegalese dessert made with millet. This Thiakry couscous is a variable of that recipe. To be honest, I prefer the Thiakry couscous to the original Thiakry recipe.For this recipe, I used an Original Plain Pearled Couscous. The grain of Pearled Couscous is bigger …

Recipe of braised Chimichurri Red snapper

Braised Chimichurri Red snapper This colorful fresh, green and totally delicious chimichurri sauce doubles as a marinade and an accompaniment to steak, chicken and red snapper. This is a fun twist to braised red snapper. This recipe of braised red snapper is super tasty, traditional and incredibly easy to make. Chimichurri is garlicky sauce from …

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 …

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 …

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 …

African dessert: Yogurt Dèguè with rum raisin

Yogurt Dèguè with rum raisin Rum 2 cups dèguè 1/4 cup dry raisin (soak in 1/2 cup rum for a week) Sugar to taste 1 tablespoon vanilla extract  1 teaspoon nutmeg  6 cup yogurt Wet the Dègue with enough water to cover it. Microwave for 5 mins, and let it absorb 5 min. The Dègue …

Sobolo (Sorrel) with pineapple and mint

  Sobolo (Sorrel) Drink (hibiscus flowers) 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) …

Jollof rice with Whole Fried Chicken

This is one of my mom’s recipes and it was inspired by the Senegalese Thiébou guinar. But this is not Thiébou guinar because it does not have 2 keys ingredients (guedj and yet). The jollof rice is enjoyed in Togo, Benin, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Ghana, and Nigeria… This recipe is perfect for the parties and …

Sorrel (Bissap) drink

Sorrel (Bissap) drink Sorrel (Hibiscus sabdariffa) Sorrel has one of the highest levels of antioxidants of any widely available food. According to some studies, antioxidants enhance nitic oxide production in the body which reduces blood sugar, reduce cancer and oxidized lipids. Sorrel also exhibit activities against atherosclerosis, liver disease, cancer, diabetes and other metabolic syndromes. …