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Bbq, Togolese cuisine

Baked guineafowl with tomato sauce

Baked guineafowl with tomato sauce 1 guineafowl 2 large garlic cloves 1 tablespoon ginger 1 Teaspoon of Black Pepper 1 onion 1 Bouillon cube Salt to taste 2 cups water Cook for 45 min and water if necessary Let cool down,  remove the meat and put on a baking sheet Bake at 350 F for 15 […]

Sauces & Soups

Chicken tangine

Chicken tangine   Saffron water: A large pinch of saffron + 1 cup of warm water. You can store up to 1 month in the fridge. 1.5 kg chicken (cut into pieces) 1 teaspoon of saffron water. The pulp of 1 large preserved lemon (or 2 small ones) A handful of fresh cilantro and parsley […]

Cake, Dessert'

Chocolate Cake

3 cups all-purpose flour 3 cups granulated sugar 1½ cups unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tablespoon baking soda 1½ teaspoons baking powder 1½ teaspoons salt 4 large eggs 3 cups buttermilk ½ cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons vanilla extract   Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter pan and dust with flour and tap out the excess. […]

Sauces & Soups, Togolese cuisine

Fried Okra stew

Fried Okra stew 2½ cups of freshly chopped Okra 1/2 cup of palm oil 1 onion 1 tablespoon dry grounded crayfish Lanhoinhoin (salted fish) A picnh of baking soda 2-3 cup meat stock (or water) 1lb cooked meat Smoked fish boiled egg (optional) 2  Habanero peppers 1 teaspoon garlic 1 teaspoon ginger cube  Spinach (optional) […]

Main dishes, Sauces & Soups

Jollof Couscous & Turkey Wings

Jollof Couscous & Turkey Wings 4 turkey wings (2 tablespoon garlic, 1 teaspoon ginger, 1 teaspoon paprika, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, salt, 1 cube – 2 cloves, 2 bay leaves, 2 allspice) 1kg couscous 1 cube 2 fresh tomatoes puree The small box of concentrated tomato (a pinch of bicarbonate) The vegetables of your choice: carrots, […]

Dessert', Senegalese cuisine, Togolese cuisine

Classic Flan

Classic Flan 1/2 cup sugar, divided 1/4 cup water 2 cups whole milk 4 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Pinch of salt nutmeg Preheat oven to 350°F. Blend the eggs, milk,  cup sugar, vanilla and salt together. Strain custard into 8 small cups. Grate the nutmeg on top. Pour enough hot water into baking […]

Dessert', Porridge

Tapioca porridge

How to make the best breakfast tapioca porridge? This tapioca porridge is very simple, creamy and flavorful. The tapioca is boiled until they are translucid, with aromatic spices and finish with condensed milk or coconut milk. Cinnamon is the spice flavoring of choice vanilla, fennel, star anise or cloves works great too. The pungent taste […]

Dessert'

M&M cookies to die for

M&M cookies to die for 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon cornstarch 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla paste or 1 tablespoon vanilla extract one 12-ounce package of mini M&Ms   In a bowl, mix […]