Fried plantains – This is a sweet-savory dish which features thick slices of ripe plantains lightly salted and deep fried in oil till golden brown. The result is a caramel-like brown crust which is savory sweet and a soft and very sweet interior. This was a staple in my household growing up and now that…
Irio (Mashed potatoes, corn, and peas) – This medley of Potatoes, corn, and peas is very delicious, it’s very filling and it’s perfect for a mid-week comfort food dinner.
East African Chapati is a beautiful unleavened flat Bread eaten in East Africa in Countries like Burundi Uganda, Mozambique, Kenya,… It has a delicious but subtle flavor that is why it can be easily paired with almost any dish whether sweet or savory making it an extremely versatile side dish staple.
chicken and potato bake – This is Potatoes seasoned with salt, black pepper and paprika married with highly seasoned Chicken thighs baked under an hour – It’s an all-time favorite in my house completely made in one pan!
Chicken Vegetable Couscous: Let’s go off to Northern Africa for the inspiration behind this fabulously simple dish which uses the worlds smallest pasta – couscous. A blend of Scotch bonnet, Garlic, Onion, bell peppers, and spices adds a touch Savory and spicy to this meal. It’s full of flavor and really quick to make, this…
This fried Rice is a very simple yet delicious recipe. This version relies on a ton of fresh vegetables, Beef Liver, and a little bit of Oil for crisping it up.
This easy dry rub Roast Chicken is a taste thrill for those who like their chicken highly seasoned. It is infused with simple aromatic flavors such as thyme, paprika, Black pepper, Onion powder, Garlic powder, Cayenne pepper and more. This results in a flavorful, juicy, and tasty Chicken and it will bring everyone to the dinner…
Plantain pancakes – These are ultimate comfort food made from plantains and a few other ingredients. They are very light and tender almost like the French crepes. However, the process involved in making these pancakes are not as intimidating as that of the French crepes.
Jollof Rice or Jellof rice is a rich and incredibly tasty west African one pot Meal. It is a very versatile dish and it is usually made from scratch using Rice, Tomatoes, Pimento peppers, Tomato paste, Scotch bonnet, Onions, Salt, and other spices.
The African Stewed Spinach also popularly known as Efo riro is a one-pot stew with layers of flavor. It requires quite a number of ingredients but little work from the cook putting it all together (as long as you already have all your ingredients prepped).