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Africa: Spicy Yam Soup

Ingredients

1 teaspoon vegetable oil 1 small onion, chopped 1 large sweet potato, peeled and diced 1 clove garlic, minced 4 cups chicken broth 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1 cup chunky salsa 1 (15.5 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained 1 cup diced zucchini 1/2 cup cooked rice 2 tablespoons creamy peanut […] […]

Africa: COUPE MOUNT KENYA Mango Ice Cream

Mash 4 or 5 RIPE MANGOS, peeled and pitted. There should be 2 cups.

Whip: 1 cup HEAVY CREAM with

1/2 cup SUGAR until stiff. In a 2-quart bowl:

Combine: 2 cups MASHED MANGOS

2 Tbs. LEMON PEEL cut in tiny ribbons 1/2 cup CONDENSED MILK 1/2 tsp. SALT. Fold in the whipped cream.

Pour […]

Africa: SALADI East African Salad Relish

In a 1-quart bowl:

Combine: 2 cups CABBAGE, finely shredded

1/2 cup CARROTS in very, very thin slices 1/2 cup SWEET ONIONS (Bermuda or Spanish or scallions) 1/4 cup GREEN PEPPER in fine strips. Fluff the mixture up.

That’s it. There is no dressing or seasoning.

Fill small sauce dishes, allowing about 1/3 cup per […]

Africa: NYAMA NA IRIO Steak and Irio

The Irio:

Drain 1 16-oz. can PEAS and measure the liquid.

Put the peas through a vegetable mill or sieve to make a puree.

Drain 1 16-oz. can KERNEL CORN and add the liquid to that of the peas.

In a 2-quart saucepan:

Prepare 4 cups INSTANT MASHED POTATOES following package directions and using the […]

Africa: OYSTERS MOMBASA Baked with a Wine Garlic Sauce

Open 32 SMALL OYSTERS (Bluepoints or Olympias if possible).

Leave them on the half shell and place on baking sheets.

Wine Garlic Sauce:

Combine: 1/2 cup MELTED BUTTER

4 cloves GARLIC very finely minced 1 cup CHABLIS 4 Tbs. CHOPPED PARSLEY 1 tsp. SALT 1 tsp. FRESHLY GROUND PEPPER few drops TABASCO Ladle half of […]

Africa: Brownies

1 cup (2 sticks) margarine 1 pound confectioners’ sugar 1 egg 3 tablespoons cocoa 1 package graham crackers 1/2 cup pecans, chopped 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Melt margarine; mix sugar and cocoa together. Add to margarine. Beat egg and add to mixture. Add vanilla and nuts. Break crackers into chips and fold into mixture. Pour […]

Gali akpono – african cornmeal cookies

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup milk 1 cup white cornmeal 1/2 cup (1 stick) margarine 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs (reserve 1 white for brushing cookie tops) 3/4 cup granulated sugar

Dampen cornmeal with 2 tablespoons water.

Sift flour, sugar and salt together and add to corn meal. Cut margarine […]

North african coriander bread

1 1/2 cups milk 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1/2 cup honey 2 envelopes active dry yeast 1/2 cup very warm water 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar or honey 2 eggs 2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 tablespoons ground coriander 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon grated orange rind 7 […]

Africa: Piripiri

4 hot red peppers, crushed, or 2 heaping teaspoons cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt Juice of two lemons 2 large cloves of garlic, crushed 8 sprigs of parsley, chopped 1 cup butter, melted

Mix all ingredients together.