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2308, 2020

Sweet Plantains Pancakes

By |August 23rd, 2020|Categories: Entertaining|Tags: , , , , , , , |

SWEET PLANTAINS PANCAKES Entertaining • August 23rd, 2020 Have you ever had plantains for breakfast  or brunch? I'm not talking about the typical fried sweet plantains. I'm talking "Plantains Pancakes". Plantains are vegetables that I always have in my pantry. I remember growing up in the DR Congo, we used to make them once the plantains were too ripe to be fried. So once they became overly ripped, we would make plantains pancakes. We call  them "tafa tafa", (don't ask me why) and we would eat them in lieu of bread. They are  fun, [...]

808, 2020

Shrimp Samosas

By |August 8th, 2020|Categories: Entertaining|Tags: , , , , , |

SHRIMP SAMOSAS Entertaining  •   August 8th, 2020 One of my favorite appetizers to make are samosas.  For a little bit of history, samosas originated  from India and the Middle East then spread out throughout Africa. For those who don't know what are samosas, let's say it's the cousin of a "Spring roll" except that it has a shape of a triangle. What I love about samosas is that you can basically stuffed them with anything, meat, fish, veggies, potatoes, corn, cheese etc the list is endless. I normally make them with chicken but today I [...]

107, 2020

Grilled Lamb Chops with Morrocan Couscous

By |July 1st, 2020|Categories: Entertaining|Tags: , , , , , , |

GRILLED LAMB CHOPS WITH MORROCAN COUSCOUS Entertaining  • July 1st , 2020 As you know by now I grew up in Africa (DRC, Kinshasa) and I love to try other African cuisines. I  have never been to Morocco but it's definitely on my travel list. Moroccan food is a bit different to Central African cuisine. It's basically a mixture of Arab  and Mediterranean cuisines with a twist of sub-sahararan influence. Today I made couscous which is a staple - main dish in Morocco which is usually served with meat.  I think what we (Central [...]

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