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
Crispy yuca fries also known as cassava fries are very popular in Congo. They are soft, but still have a good textured contrast. They are very simple to make with just two ingredients. These fries can also be fried in cooking oil or rendered lard for extra flavour.
In Congo, they usually are served as an appetizer or snack with boiled or roasted peanuts. Yuca fries is common street food in Africa and often served at cafes to satisfy those with an appetite for something more substantial than traditional thin french fries.[Read more…] about Crispy and soft yuca (cassava) fries