Chicken with peanut butter sauce is comfort food at its best. Not to be mistaken with Poulet a la mwamba, which is chicken with palm oil butter, the taste is completely different and is well known in both Congo D.R. and The Republic of Congo. Some people add peanut butter to the palm oil, but that base is palm oil butter. Now that this is out of the way, let’s get back to our chicken with peanut butter sauce.[Read more…] about Chicken with peanut butter sauce
Lunch recipes that take midday meals out of the box and into the realm of adventure. Find lunch recipes made with Real Food Ingredients that are both savoury and satisfying.
Fried mbinzo with avocado and spinach sauce is not a recipe for the faint at heart, but for the ones who choose to dare! I can still see my mom’s face as I am developing the recipe in my kitchen. She was looking at me like I had lost it. LOL. I told her my blog name is BLUE FUFU, after all, so we will push boundaries at times. It is so liberating! I had colors popping in my head every time I looked at mbinzo in my kitchen, but I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do with it yet. One day, as I was eating an avocado, I had a EUREKA moment! Mbinzo with avocado sauce![Read more…] about Mbinzo with avocado and spinach sauce
Dried anchovies with charred peppers sauce is for those who chose to dare in the kitchen. dried anchovies are common in Africa and have a long shelf life since they are dried. In Congo, dried anchovies also called Ndakala are usually eaten with fufu or chikwanga. They are full of proteins and light.[Read more…] about Dried anchovies with charred peppers sauce
If you were raised in Africa, you would have come across several types of protein and vegetable stews. In the region that I grew up in D.R. Congo, goat stew with African basil is one of the staple dishes for special occasions. I have so many fond memories of different stews that I got to eat at home or on vacation in my extended family.[Read more…] about Goat stew with African Basil
Mushrooms with lamb ribeye is the perfect recipe to give you joy after a long and busy day. I crave it whenever I want something light and nutritious. This recipe is a wonderful combination, and really easy to make. If you don’t already enjoy mushrooms, you surely will after you try this dish.[Read more…] about Mushrooms with lamb ribeye recipe
Have you ever heard of croquettes? They are small balls that are soft on the inside and crunchy on the outside. You can make them using any type of starch like potatoes, yams, cassava, sweet potatoes, etc. What I particularly like about them is that they have an element of surprise when you take that first bite to determine whether you want to keep eating or not, because nothing from the outside suggests what is in it.[Read more…] about Croquettes with sweet potatoes and cassava