Showing posts from January, 2022

Crocodile Medical Folklore of Liberia

Liberian medical folklore uses the Crocodile gallbladder to poison enemies and cause death. Use of poisons in Liberia as medical folklore has traditionally been known for using the potent gallbladder of the Crocodile. The Crocodile's gallbladder which emits bile, a green gushy fluid is said to be very poisonous and very evil, so poisonous and evil in fact, the gallbladder of Crocodile must be publicly destroyed or herdenous things may happen. Crocodile The Cavalla is the longest river in Liberia, and has a major population of large Crocodiles. Liberia is a small country by African country size standards and is located in West Africa situated above the equator. Liberia is slightly larger than the USA state of Tennessee and shares rivers with all its neighboring countries. In small town Liberia, when ever towns people go on a fishing or hunting expedition and a Crocodile is to be killed, influential citizens of the town and nearby towns are called to publically witness its butcherin

Pepper Goat Ramen Noodles

Just like the rest of the world, ramen noodles are a wildly popular recipe ingredient in Africa.  The sapid favor of peppered goat meat mixed with ramen noodles is not your ordinary ramen noodle meal which makes this unique African hot ramen noodles stir fry recipe made with pepper goat a West African favorite meal. Five main facts about goat meat. 1. The female goat is used in most recipes because the meat from female goats is tenderer. 2. Cabrito stands for meat from goat kids 4-8 weeks of age while Chevon is meat from an older goat weighing around 48-60 pounds or 6-9 months old at the time of butchery. 3. Goat meat is unique in flavor and palatability. 4. Goat meat is leaner than many other red meats and is usually less tender. 5. Cook your goat meat the same way you like your steak; rare, medium, well-done or anywhere in between. Five Ramen Noodle Facts The birthplace of instant noodles was in Osaka Ikeda, a city in Osaka Prefecture, Japan where there is a museum dedica

Portuguese Food From Angola Africa

Portuguese Muamba Chicken Stew and Funge is a fresh take on food from Angola, Africa. Muamba de Galinha, also known as Muamba chicken stew, is Portuguese chicken stewed in Muamba sauce. Making funge Angolan food is simple to make good and the classic national dish of Angolan Chicken Stew, flavored with garlic, hot chilis, pumpkin, okra, cooked in palm oil eaten with Funge, a cassava firm dough is one of the best food recipes Angola has to offer the culinary world. Portuguese is the official language of Africa's 7th largest county of Angola. In 1483 Portuguese arrive to the current most expensive captial city in the world, Luanda Angola. Portuguese food, culture and language still have major influence on Angolans. Angola's name is derived from the Portuguese from the title Ngola held by kings of the Ndongo. Ndongo was a kingdom in what is now northern Angola. In Angola, as in other countries of the globe, local products determine the culinary composition of the dishes. In addit

House Music South African Influence

Afro House Music was born in South Africa by way of Paris France from influential artists and Dj’s such as Black Coffee and Boddhi Satva and newer artists such as DJ Master KG, Tyla, Prince Bulo, Bingo Kongo, Themba and Ghetto Juice. Afro house music culture is exploding in South Africa and changing the world musically. Afro House Music blends electronic dance music with traditional African sounds using an irregular beat. The music is best described as African synthesizer riffs, hip-hop, jazz, rap, pop and dance with an eclectic repetitive beat played between 120 - 170 beats per minute. Migrations of African peoples brought musical styles and instruments to new areas throughout Africa, the internet in modern times has been the biggest influence on African House Music . House music originated in the United States city of Chicago during the 1980s and branched out internationally to music hubs like Paris then found its way into the soul of South African music.  House music has evolved int

Chrysanthemum Inner Grow Flower Petal Tea

Throughout Africa people use the Chrysanthemum flower to make tea and medicine harvesting the flowers antibacterial and antimicrobial properties. The yellow and white chrysanthemum flower petals are steeped in hot water to make an ancient recipe, Chrysanthemum flower petal tea.  Chrysanthemums also called mums can be found in local grocery stores in the fresh flower section also Chrysanthemums are one of the most popular garden flowers for the home gardener as Chrysanthemums are an easy to grow long lasting cut flower that stays fresh up to 16 days. Steeped Chrysanthemum Inner Grow Flower Petal Tea Easily make Chrysanthemum flower petal tea. Be sure to wash your Chrysanthemum flowers before mixing in with your water. Add ice and shake to help crush the cells of the leaves to release the natural flavors. The body substantially benefits from us drinking at least 8 cups of water per day.  Drinking Chrysanthemum flower petal water before each meal can have an effect on the number of ca