Somalia: Crabmeat Stew


200 g onions, finely chopped
1 tsp curry powder
1 tsp ginger
1 tsp salt
1 tsp red chilli flakes
60 ml groundnut oil
450 g tomatoes, cut into small wedges


In a large, heavy saucepan add the oil. Heat then add
the onions, curry powder, ginger, salt and chilli

Fry until the onions are soft then add the tomatoes.
Simmer until the tomatoes begin to cook then add the

Cook gently for 10 minutes then serve over boiled rice.

Samoa: Banana Poi


1 lb Bananas
1 tsp Vanilla
1 cup Halfnhalf milk or 1/2 can coconut milk
1 Lemon
Sugar to taste


Mash bananas (preferably with hands) until smooth. Mix in vanilla
and milk. Add sugar to taste.

Peel lemon and add the peels to the mixture and stir. The lemon
peel will add a faint lemon flavor. Pour over ice and serve.

Servings: 2