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
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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
Have you ever heard of cassava leaves recipe, also known as pondu? Cassava leaves are the leaves of yucca plants (also known as cassava). They are large green leaves that are popular in central Africa. Pondu was one of the pillars in my childhood diet. We ate it with fufu, mainly, but also with rice. This is a classic recipe and is made in every Congolese household. It is a vegetable that is fairly affordable and full of nutrients. This is a dish that you will always find at my house since my family can eat from Monday to Sunday. It is the only vegetable that my children will eat without fussing since it is full of flavor and easy to cook. It is basically dumping everything in a big pot and letting it boil for a while. But before we get into the recipe, let’s talk more about cassava leaves.[Read more…] about Cassava leaves (Pondu) recipe
This year I am on a mission to convince you to make your own stock at home. So let’s dive right in!
Homemade fish stock is a revelation to my palate this year. I have learned that the secret to an excellent dish is the harmonious layering of flavors that makes a dish go from okay to great. You’ll be astonished by how it brings your dishes to life![Read more…] about Homemade Fish Stock Recipe
I have been wanting to share with you this poached fish with okra recipe for months now, and I am so glad that the day is finally here! Months ago, I ate a delicious okra soup at a friend’s house. I was definitely inspired by it to make this recipe.
This recipe is so light, healthy and well balanced that your palette is delighted at each spoon.[Read more…] about Poached fish with okra recipe