Spicy rice with lemongrass recipe is a recipe with so much flavours and aromas that it will leave your kitchen with such an inviting smell. You will find in this rice lemon grass, habanero pepper, green onions, tomato paste, fresh tomatoes. The combination of these ingredients in one pot give the personality such an amazing punch, it is astonishing.[Read more…] about Spicy rice with lemongrass recipe
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You will be surprise to see how easy it is to make a gratin dauphinois with leeks. An original gratin dauphinois recipe does not have any cheese. I know it is hard to believe since you see so many recipes using lots of cheese. I was happy to find out that I didn’t need the extra calories in order to get a “true gratin”.[Read more…] about How to make a gratin dauphinois with leeks
Amaranth leaves stew recipe is one of my favourite vegetable stew recipes. It is a leafy green and is normally grown in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean. It is known under different names throughout Africa (biteku-teku, efo tete, ndunda). Due to immigration, you can easily find this vegetable in an Asian or international market in America. The plant is considered to be a superfood due to its nutrients and the health benefits from its leaves and seeds.[Read more…] about Amaranth leaves (biteku teku) stew recipe
Sorrel salad recipe is not a common summer salad, but yet one that can refresh your palette from time to time. This salad is made with white sweet potatoes, avocado, tomatoes, and basil, and drizzled with a mustard vinaigrette. Sorrel comes in different shapes and colours.[Read more…] about Sorrel (Ngayi ngayi) salad recipe
Smoked salmon with linguine pasta is a recipe that is very dear to my heart. It brings back so many memories from my time in Italy. When I first moved to Italy, the only pasta recipe that I knew was tomato sauce with pasta. Before me joining my husband (Patrick) in Italy, he had been playing professional basketball there for over five years and he was used to eating pasta every day. At the time, I could only cook congolese food. There was one problem, however, I couldn’t find any African store in the area. I had no choice but to try new recipes! I had countless failed attempts. At some point, I really thought that I would never be able to figure out how to make great pasta. I was getting discouraged. But I kept trying![Read more…] about Smoked salmon with linguine pasta recipe
Liboké with boiled plantains is a popular recipe in the Congo-Kinshasa (DRC) where I am from. Liboké is usually steamed fish or meat that is cooked in banana leaves in a homemade steamer of any sort. Nowadays it is done on a grill, stove top or in a regular oven. What makes the liboké so delicious is how the aromas of all the spices in the banana leaf get infused in the fish or meat with the steam. You don’t need too many spices, but you want to make sure that those you use are effective.[Read more…] about Liboké with boiled plantains