Saturday, 27 May 2017

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  • African recipe: Kenyan M’Baazi

    African recipe: Kenyan M’Baazi

    M’Baazi is the Swahili for beans and any kind of white bean can be used in this recipe. It originated in Kenya. Traditionally, however, the dish is made with pea beans or black eye ...

  • African recipe: Malawian Mbatata biscuits (Sweet potato biscuits)

    African recipe: Malawian Mbatata biscuits (Sweet potato biscuits)

    These super-tender, biscuits are sweet, so they go equally well with the sweet dishes of the holiday meal. The recipe originated in Malawi. However, this recipe makes large biscuit ...

  • Easter recipe: Banana and pecan loaf

    Easter recipe: Banana and pecan loaf

    This tea-time favourite is moist, sweet, nutty and comforting - it's bound to be a hit with friends and family on easter holiday. Ingredients 175g softened butter, plus extra for g ...

  • Easter recipe: Simnel Battenberg cake

    Easter recipe: Simnel Battenberg cake

    This stunning Easter bake has pink and yellow squares of light sponge, sandwiched with apricot jam and is topped with balls of marzipan. Ingredients 200g softened butter, plus extr ...

African recipe: Maheu/Mageu

African recipe: Maheu/Mageu

uMaheu/mageu is a popular traditional non-alcoholic African beverage. It is very nutritious and originates in Southern Africa. Ingredients Maize meal. Wheat flour or malt/sorghum. ...

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African recipe: Fried cabbage

African recipe: Fried cabbage

Fried cabbage is a southern African recipe that can be served with pretty much anything, its a great side dish and definitely an easy recipe. Ingredients Chopped cabbage Cooking o ...

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African recipe: Muriwo (fried kale)

African recipe: Muriwo (fried kale)

Muriwo is a Zimbabwean recipe mainly served with sadza (cooked corn meal). This healthy side dish can be eaten with anything; you can mix it with rice, with braai or with pasta. I ...

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African recipe: Sausage pasta

African recipe: Sausage pasta

This is a super easy sausage pasta recipe which is delicious and satisfying. With the addition of different vegetables one can make lots of variations. The beauty of this recipe i ...

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African recipe: East African braised chicken

African recipe: East African braised chicken

Branded East African dishes like this aromatic braised chicken derive their origin from the Indian spice trade in East Africa where traditional African cooking techniques were lea ...

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African recipe: Fresh tomato pasta

African recipe: Fresh tomato pasta

This is an extremely simple pasta recipe that originated in Eritrea. Rigatoni is preferred by most Eritreans, but you can use whatever pasta you prefer. It is especially delicious ...

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Four scientists win 2016 World Food Prize

Four scientists win 2016 World Food Prize

Four scientists have been awarded the 2016 World Food Prize for enriching sweet potatoes, which resulted in health benefits for millions of people. The orange-fleshed sweet potato ...

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African recipe: Papa with spicy vegetables (Lesotho)

African recipe: Papa with spicy vegetables (Lesotho)

This spicy vegetable dish originated in Basutoland, pre-independence Lesotho. This recipe isn’t hot so that a fire-breather would notice, but it is hot enough for you and your fam ...

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African recipe: South Sudanese red rice ‘couscous’

African recipe: South Sudanese red rice ‘couscous’

This South Sudanese red rice recipe is a specialty dish that is particular to a tribe in Southern Sudan. It looks similar to large couscous, but it is made from red rice flour. In ...

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African recipe: Congolese goat stew

African recipe: Congolese goat stew

This is a traditional recipe from the Republic of Congo. Across Africa, goats meat is much loved by urban dwellers. There are various recipes, but this particular one that include ...

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