Category: Sauces & Soups

Sauces & Soups

Meal type, Sauces & Soups

Fish and Vegetable Couscous

Fish and Vegetable Couscous 400 of semolina A bowl of fine semolina Water 1 teaspoon of salt Mix the salt with cold water. Sieve the semolina in a large dish. Spray a handful of water on the surface of the semolina and then in a circular motion mix well to penetrate the water and it […]

Sauces & Soups

Cassava Leaf Soup

Cassava Leaf Soup 3 pounds frozen cassava leaves ½ pound smoked turkey, fish (precooked) 1 cup palm oil 1 medium onion chopped 2 tomatoes puree  2 teaspoon garlic 1 teaspoon ginger 1 teaspoon tomato paste  1/2 cup ground cray fish dried shrimps 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon or Maggie powder 1~3 scotch bonnet pepper  1/2 teaspoon […]

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

Okra Soup (FétriDessi)

Okra Soup Okra Soup (FetriDessi) is one of the most popular and easy-to-prepare West African soups. The setup takes a lot of time. The okra needs to be washed and grated; the leaves (Gboma or Ogbono) needs to be washed and cut them roughly. Subsequently prepare the meat, smoked or dried fish and shellfish. Once […]

Sauces & Soups, Togolese cuisine

Dja Goat meat

Dja Goat meat || M’gbagba 1 kg goat meat 1 onion  1 tablespoon ginger  2 cloves 2 whole all spice 3 tablespoon garlic 1 cube Salt Mélanger tous les ingredients, ajouter de l’eau et cuire pour 1 heure. Remove the goat meat from the stock and fry until golden. Set aside    6 large tomatoes […]

Sauces & Soups, Togolese cuisine

Fried whole tilapia

1 Tilapia 2 habanero pepper 6 garlic 1 rosemary branch  1 teaspoon turmeric ½ teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder Salt to taste Oil, for frying Ask your fishmonger to gut, trim, and scale the fish. Once you get the fish home, clean the it thoroughly, specially the inner cavity. Trim the fins and […]

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 […]