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brick red bowls ... Spicy Ethiopian Chicken Stew (Doro Wat)

During this little project I’ve been doing for the last few weeks, exploring the foods of recently maligned cultures, I’ve become a bit fascinated with the layered Moroccan meat pie called b’stilla. 1,734 more words

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deep fried joy ... West African Puff Puffs (Fried Dough)

Researching the foods of Africa in an effort to learn more about this recently maligned continent, I found so many things that sounded delicious. Too many. 929 more words

Appetizers/first Courses

silky and luscious ... Ethiopian Spiced Collard Greens

When I started this exploration of the foods of recently maligned countries a few weeks ago, the only real familiarity I had with African foods were those from Ethiopia. 1,051 more words


ideas of an 8 year old ... Senegalese Peanut and Chicken Stew

Continuing on with this culinary journey of recently maligned countries, today it’s Africa, specifically Senegal. When I was a kid I had a cookbook that featured the customs, a brief history and a recipe from various countries. 1,150 more words

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Review of 'Not Guilty' by Chef Mick Élysée - including his scrumptious recipe for Plantain Pancakes

I was recently lucky enough to be invited to be part of the blog tour helping to promote Chef Mick Élysée’s new book, Not Guilty. I have to admit, until this tour I hadn’t heard of Mick (sorry), but I am so glad I have now been introduced to his recipes! 1,119 more words


exploring maligned countries cuisine ... Baghrir (1,000 Hole Crêpes)

Late last week I watched the news in utter disbelief and horror. Yet again. Yet again, our President showed us who he is: ignorant, entitled, unintelligent and above all, yes, a racist. 1,366 more words


Nigerian Cuisine and Why I'm Grateful for Foodie Friends

“Are you cooking?!” My manager interjected with concern and horror all over his face. So much faith in me.

I confirmed I absolutely was, and continued to explain that… 554 more words