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