This Jamaican vegetable soup is bursting with the well know Jamaican flavours of rice and peas, sweet potato, fresh thyme, allspice, peppers and chilli.
Guys, finally I got some puff puff for you.
Roasted okra (lady fingers) will make a unique addition to all the lovely barbeques you are (most definitely) going to be hosting this summer. This is snacking made sexy – trust me.
I think I have been slacking in my ‘no special occasion is complete without this traditional dish’ Jollof rice sharing duties.
I mean, what’s up with having only one Jollof rice recipe on my blog? Any one who grew up in African would have at least three Jollof recipes up their sleeves.
If Sierra Leoneans did hot cross buns, these tropical hot cross buns, aka mango and coconut hot cross buns, would be the ones we would make.
This one-pot black-eyed beans and sweet potato recipe with palm oil (bean and sweet potato pottage) is finger-licking street food at its best.
Check out my easy guide on how to cook African yam fries in a batter that is flavoured by the addition of finely chopped red peppers. Plus yaye, I turn three.
This butternut squash soup with peanut butter will be one of those autumn traditions that I happily resurrect every single year.
The West African in me has been thinking about new ways of how to cook plantains for a very long time – like these easy baked plantains. And we all know that good cheese complements sweet flavours (think cheese and chutney), so it should go well with these easy baked plantains. I mean, who would not love some baked ripe plantain stuffed to the brim with warm melty cheese and a drizzle of chilli sauce?
It turns out that baking plantains in the oven is very easy and much healthier than deep frying them.