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Hot Pepper Sauce Recipe from Côte d'Ivoire | Global Grazers

Hot Pepper Sauce Recipe from Côte d'Ivoire | Global Grazers | West African Food | Scoop.it
I don't like this recipe too much because I'm not crazy about hot peppers; but, the rest of my family loves it, especially with klaklo (plantain fritters). Editor's Note: This recipe [...]
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Yvan Khactus's comment, March 15, 2013 10:36 AM
If this recipe is what they call 'biecko seu'' meaning pepper sauce, you're missing a lot not loving it. I've been living too long in Ivory Coast to understand why the rest of your family is loving it; It's tasty, healthy and digest. Simply terrific !
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Klaklo, Spicy Plantain Fritter Recipe from Côte d’Ivoire

Klaklo, Spicy Plantain Fritter Recipe from Côte d’Ivoire | West African Food | Scoop.it
Editors Note:  This recipe is the ideal solution for over-ripe plantains.  If your plantains get too black and squishy to fry, whip up a batch of klaklo. Klaklo is a [...]
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Gingerbread Spiced Sweet Potato-Plantain Mash - CIA Culinary ...

Gingerbread Spiced Sweet Potato-Plantain Mash - CIA Culinary ... | West African Food | Scoop.it
While not technically West African, this yummy recipe sure uses lots of classically West African ingredients!

When it comes to a special holiday dinner, traditional recipes are hard to beat. They're convenient and reliable and everyone expects to see them on the table year after year. There may be comfort in the annual routine, but it ...
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Three African Christmas recipes | Getaway Travel Blog

Three African Christmas recipes | Getaway Travel Blog | West African Food | Scoop.it
The Getaway blog, home to travel journalists, foodies, eco-warriors, photography nuts, record-breakers and plain-old crazy adventurers. Join our blogging community today.
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Attieke, is a special delicacy in Ivory Coast, West Africa, made from cassava, eaten with fried plantain, fried chicken or meat, topped up with any drink, including red wine.

Attieke, is a special delicacy in Ivory Coast, West Africa, made from cassava, eaten with fried plantain, fried chicken or meat, topped up with any drink, including red wine. | West African Food | Scoop.it
Attieke, is a special delicacy in Ivory Coast, West Africa, made from cassava, eaten with fried plantain, fried chicken or meat, topped up with any drink, including red wine.
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Norima: Contemporary American Cuisine in Abidjan’s Suburbs

Norima:  Contemporary American Cuisine in Abidjan’s Suburbs | West African Food | Scoop.it
I have a confession to make.  When we moved to Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire a year ago, I never imagined I would eat at (let alone review) an American restaurant!
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Poisson Braisé, Recipe for Côte d’Ivoire’s Famous Grilled Fish

Poisson Braisé, Recipe for Côte d’Ivoire’s Famous Grilled Fish | West African Food | Scoop.it
Poisson Braisé is an Ivorian favorite.In coastal areas, fish is very affordable and is a popular after-work treat enjoyed in a maquis (or at home) with a round of [...]...
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Sonya Jones's curator insight, November 1, 2014 2:27 AM

I just completed my Ethnicity DNA and found out I am 16% Ivory Coastian so I figure I'll get in touch with my roots by trying out this recipe. Wish me luck.

 

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Pako Gourmand, A Landmark Pâtisserie in Abidjan’s II Plateaux Suburb

Pako Gourmand, A Landmark Pâtisserie in Abidjan’s II Plateaux Suburb | West African Food | Scoop.it
Pâtisserie Pako Gourmand has been a mainstay of Abidjan’s Deux Plateaux neighborhood for as long as anyone can remember.
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Slow Food: Terra Madre's African Market - Eating, Gardening ...

Slow Food: Terra Madre's African Market - Eating, Gardening ... | West African Food | Scoop.it
One of the first places I visited was the African Food Garden. The concept of this installation comes from the Slow Food project to create A Thousand Gardens in Africa, while this idea is not revolutionary, it does focus on ...
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Our Bissap Recipe, A Refreshing Treat on a Hot Summer’s Day

Our Bissap Recipe, A Refreshing Treat on a Hot Summer’s Day | West African Food | Scoop.it
We’re quickly headed towards summer here in Abidjan.  All of our favorite tropical fruits are coming back to the market and we are profiting by producing an array of fresh [...]...
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Plantains & Bananas: What is the Difference? - Agozar

Plantains & Bananas: What is the Difference? - Agozar | West African Food | Scoop.it
The relationship between bananas and plantains is a source for confusion. They are the fruit of the same species, yet they have very noticeable differences.
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Yvan Khactus's comment, March 15, 2013 10:44 AM
Very different. One is vegetable; the other is fruit. as for plantain there various kinds; bananas also have different kinds with diverse tastes. For instance " Poyo" is different from the very sweetie "Conakry"! Keep up the good work Jeanette!
Andros Legu's comment, February 12, 2014 5:53 PM
Plantain are definitely my favourite!
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Plantain Recipe: 'Boli' and 'Ata' (Healthy Nigerian Meal)

★VOTE FOR MY BLOG IN THE NIGERIAN BLOG AWARDS★ 'Best Fitness or Health Blog' : nigerianblogawards.com/vote.php http://www.adura-o.com/2012/10/vote-vote-vote.... (i love boli :) RT @Adura_O: *Video* Plantain Recipe: 'Boli' and 'Ata' (Healthy Nigerian...
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Crock Pot Sweet Potato and Peanut Stew | Seasonal & Savory

Crock Pot Sweet Potato and Peanut Stew | Seasonal & Savory | West African Food | Scoop.it
A West African-influenced vegan stew, rich and simple to make. (Yesterday's post-outdoor-afternoon supper, from a favorite food blog Seasonal and Savory. Easy and very tasty!
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African tea goes posh - Mail & Guardian Online

African tea goes posh - Mail & Guardian Online | West African Food | Scoop.it
African tea goes poshMail & Guardian OnlineYswara offers a curated experience of fine and rare African teas as well as tea accessories and fine-living goods.
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Sloe Gin Abidjanaise, an African Holiday Recipe

Sloe Gin Abidjanaise, an African Holiday Recipe | West African Food | Scoop.it
I’m a southerner at heart; and, in the Tidewater Region of the Southeastern United States, our holiday tradition revolves around festive open houses.  For us, an ideal open house consists [.....
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Nigeria's Favourite Food

Nigeria's Favourite Food | West African Food | Scoop.it
Nigeria's Favourite Foods. The diverse ethnic groups found in Nigeria means the West African nation has a rich and varied culinary tradition.
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Abomou: Delicious & Easy Smoked Fish Recipe from Côte d'Ivoire

Abomou:  Delicious & Easy Smoked Fish Recipe from Côte d'Ivoire | West African Food | Scoop.it
Abomou is my favorite African dish. I really really love it.  I could eat it all day and never ever get tired.
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A taste of Africa? New Africana market sells food and products that have been ... - Michigan Business Review - MLive.com

A taste of Africa? New Africana market sells food and products that have been ... - Michigan Business Review - MLive.com | West African Food | Scoop.it
Michigan Business Review - MLive.comA taste of Africa?
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Scrumptious French Pastries in Suburban Abidjan

Scrumptious French Pastries in Suburban Abidjan | West African Food | Scoop.it
Côte d’Ivoire –though very African– was once known as the “Paris of West Africa”.  Although this may seem like a misnomer today, anyone who has lived here can tell you...
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How to Make Party Jollof Rice « Afrolems | Nigerian Food Recipes ...

How to Make Party Jollof Rice « Afrolems | Nigerian Food Recipes ... | West African Food | Scoop.it
Savour The Flavour. Afrolems is an African food blog with a specialization in Nigerian Food. Afrolems is also a catering service that is located in the Greater Toronto Area and caters to events and has food for the week orders ...
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Recipes From Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast); Ivorian Cuisine

Recipes From Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast); Ivorian Cuisine | West African Food | Scoop.it
A comprehensive directory of recipes from Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast), West Africa Including cooking information, recipes and articles from and about Côte d'Ivoire.
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African Okra Soup | Traditional Foods

African Okra Soup | Traditional Foods | West African Food | Scoop.it
Follow Me on Pinterest Did you know that okra originally came from West Africa? I grew up thinking it must have originated from Louisiana since I had never encountered okra until we moved there. Okra came fried, gumbo-ed, and pickled.
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Abidjan’s Pâtisserie Sococe, Now on Rue des Jardins in II Plateaux

Abidjan’s Pâtisserie Sococe, Now on Rue des Jardins in II Plateaux | West African Food | Scoop.it
Abidjan, Ivory Coast: Residents of Vallon and II Plateaux are –frankly– spoiled for choice when it comes to pastries.  There are several outstanding pastry shops in the neighborhood, including Des Gâteaux et...
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Veggies!

Veggies! | West African Food | Scoop.it
vegetarian african peanut stew- katie's healthy bites for food network (vegetarian african peanut stew- katie's healthy bites for food network http://blog.foodnetwork.com/healthyeats/2009/11/22/katies-healthy-bites-vegetarian-african-peanut-stew/
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Poulet Thomas…the Hidden Jewel in Abidjan’s Food Crown

Poulet Thomas…the Hidden Jewel in Abidjan’s Food Crown | West African Food | Scoop.it
The best food in a city is usually found in the most unexpected (and unassuming) places.  These are spots one only learns about by word of mouth.
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