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Good Food from Chad

Chad okra dipping sauce is creamy tangy herbed dipping sauce plus okra sauce is one of the easiest African food recipes from Chad to make. Okra sauce is a universal dipping dish in Chad and you have as many variations to the recipe as there are languages.  Our okra dipping sauce is the perfect dipping sauce for everything from chicken tenders to roasted vegetables to crudites to chicken wings.  For a spicy dipping sauce add ground sweet paprika, and ground red chili powder to taste. Chad Okra Vegetable Dipping Sauce Recipe Ingredients and Directions Ingredients 4 cups fresh okra 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon fresh black pepper Water to cover Directions  In a large pot on medium heat add finely chop okra, water, lemon and spices, simmer for 15 minutes. Remove the pot of okra from the heat and drain the water. Cool the okra for 10 minutes. Purée in the pot with an immersi

African Mexican Salsa

Kachumbari is a popular Kenyan African food recipe similar in taste and appearance to fresh Mexican salsa. Kachumbari pronounced Cat-um-bar-e is Kenyan vegetable combo of onion and tomato salad. Level: Easy Total: 12 min Prep: 2 min Cook: 10 min Yield: 6 servings Kachumbari is a popular Kenyan African food recipe similar in taste and appearance to fresh mexican salsa. This homemade Kachumbari recipe is easy to make but be sure to use fresh tomatoes as Kachumbari is preferably made with firm, fleshy tomatoes like Romas or hothouse tomatoes.  To make fresh Kachumbari you just need sliced or diced fresh tomatoes, hot chilies, onions, cilantro, some lime juice, and salt. It’s best eaten right after you make it. Chilled, the Kachumbari should last about 3 days.The key to making Kachumbari not tasting bitter is to rub onions with salt.  Step-by-Step directions and ingredient listing to make Kenyan Kachumbari Fresh Vegetable Salad and Sausages African Food recipe.   Kachumbari Vegetable

How to make sweet Nigerian Agege bread

Pronounced ah-gay-gay agege bread is century old sweet tasting bread very popular with Hausa people in the West African country of Nigeria. Traditional Agege bread is not sold as sliced bread.  Agege is a district in the Ikeja Division of Lagos State, Nigeria. The name Agege bread was created by a Jamaican immigrant, Alhaji Ayokunnu in the town of Agege. His Agege bread was a popular street food for people on the go therefore he opened up a full-time Bakery to where he was providing bread to different stores.  Bread is not an indigenous food to Africans. Agege bread is popular because that's where the first bakery opened up selling this new style of African food on the street to busy Nigerians.    Agege bread is a delicious bread with a very soft center, sweet taste with crunchy crust. Traditional Agege bread is not sold as sliced bread. You can substitute coconut oil for the butter for a different version of Agege bread. Agege bread was created by Alhaji Ayokunnu How to m

About Kenyan Bantu, Cushite and Nilote Largest Tribes

Tourism holds a significant place in Kenya’s economy along with agriculture which remains the backbone of the Kenyan economy for the Bantu, Cushite and Nilote tribal communities. Kenya’s largest indigenous communities fit into three distinct ethnic tribal groups, Bantu, Cushite and Nilote.  About the Kenyan Bantu, Cushite and Nilote Largest Ethnic Tribal Communities Kenya’s largest indigenous communities fit into three distinct ethnic tribal groups, Bantu, Cushite and Nilote. Some speak the official Kenyan languages of English and Swahili while still retain their indigenous languages. Who are The Kenyan Bantus Tribes The Bantu ethnic group is the largest ethnic community in Kenya. They make up about 70 percent of the country's population, but they occupy less than 30 percent of the Kenyan land base.  The Bantu people in Kenya live mainly in the coastal, central, western and eastern regions of the country. The Kikuyu tribe forms Kenya's largest single ethnic group. 

Osso Bucco is an African comfort food

Osso Bucco is an African comfort food recipe popular in Nigeria. Make easy beef osso buco African food recipe tonight for dinner since all the ingredients are found at your local supermarket. Serve our Nigerian recipe with boiled yams for a traditional comfort food dish. A little note about beef osso buco or cow leg African food . Osso buco or cow leg is the cut of meat in the back of the cow's leg between the ankle and knee. It is a heavily worked cut meaning, cuts from parts of the cow that are most active and typically have more beefy flavor, and a dark red color.  You need to braise osso buco for a long period of time, because there’s inner-muscular sinew and a marrow bone in the middle of the cut. When the sinew and marrow renders, it melts into the meat, adding a level of richness.When you braise osso buco for a long time the cut of meat becomes thick, delightful and delectable. The recipe below for Nigerian Beef Osso Buco uses leg shanks for a traditional Af

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