Boulettes Sauce Tomate À Ma Façon!

  • by Teakisi
  • May 24, 2017
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By Claudine Niragire C’est naturellement que mon premier article par ici se trouve être une recette.  La cuisine est ma première passion. Et quoi de mieux que de commencer par l’un des plats préférés de mon fils, et accessoirement le mien aussi. C’est simple à faire, réconfortant et tellement bon. Ce sont les boulettes sauce […]

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Chicken Livers Aren’t As Boring As I Thought!

  • by Teakisi
  • May 12, 2017
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By Pholosho Matondolo Growing up in a family of 6 in Seshego, situated in the beautiful  Limpopo province of South Africa, food items in my Township such as chicken livers, Tin fish and mincemeat used to be everyone’s favourite  “Sishebo” (side dish that can be served with pap, rice, potatoes, etc). They were my mother’s favourites […]

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Quick, Easy and Yummy Vegetable Stir-fry!!

  • by Teakisi
  • Apr 19, 2017
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By Pholosho Matondolo Have ever wondered how easy and quick a vegetable stir-fry can be??  It’s a simple:  peel, cut and chop chop! This dish was inspired by a vegetarian lady I met at an event. We touched on the topic of healthy living, how has it been for her as a vegetarian and how […]

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Could You Imagine a World Without Bananas?

Article by Christelle Mekoh As a child in Cameroon, one of the things I loved most about growing up was the variety of fruits I was able to get, depending on the season. Rainy season meant juicy mangoes and guavas. Some fruits were only available in certain parts of the country while others, like apples, came from abroad. And […]

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Double Chocolate Cupcakes

  • by Teakisi
  • Jun 01, 2015
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By Attiya Karodia Chocolate makes me happy, and not in the temporary, fleeting moment of happiness way that taking a good selfie does. No, chocolate makes me truly happy and warm inside, so when I crave chocolate, and believe me I do every week when I’m well behaved. I don’t skimp. Here’s what you need […]

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Talking About Suya, Nigerian Streetfood

By Ozoz Sokoh Suya – one thought and my mouth begins to water. Its deliciousness is tattooed on the hearts, minds and bellies of almost every Nigerian. My most poignant memory is five years old, from when we lived in The Netherlands.   It’s the year 2010 and we’ve been here for three years. My daughters […]

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To Patrick, My ‘Rolex’ Guy

  • by Teakisi
  • Oct 31, 2014
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By Kye Makyeli As a Ugandan, I am no stranger to the fascination (or addiction, in my case) with the Rolex. Nope, not the ostentatious time telling device brand. A Rolex; a divine culinary combination of a chapati and an omelette. Let me put it this way — I believe the Rolex should replace the […]

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Smoothies of Life

  • by Teakisi
  • Sep 17, 2014
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By Ozoz Sokoh I came to smoothies when I could not eat. Not for lack of appetite but for the pain of toothache. Toothache. Heartbreak. Two pains I cannot  fathom or explain.  And now that I’m done with the pain of an impacted wisdom tooth, and can eat again…..I come back to them, still. My favourite […]

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Homemade Pineapple Juice: From Head to Tail

  • by Teakisi
  • Sep 04, 2014
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The fruit, the whole fruit and nothing but the fruit. This is up my alley – the desire to explore the entirety of a fruit. From skin to core and many fruits lend themselves beautifully to this. This desire, this knowledge comes from my father. My late father who taught my sisters and I to cook. He was […]

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Tropical Savoury Salad – Plantain Salad Imoyo

  • by Teakisi
  • Aug 05, 2014
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By Ozoz Sokoh For a few years now, I’ve been aware of the connection between Nigeria and Brazil, and how cultures and cuisine were transported, exported to South America during the centuries of the slave trade. Evidenced in particular dishes, some revered – like Acaraje (Akara in Nigeria) in Bahia – northern Brazil. This bean […]

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