June 6, 2023
Equipment: Dutch oven (or a large pot)
My second recipe! Domoda is a Gambian Peanut Stew made with
peanut butter, tomatoes, and onions, and is usually served with rice.
This was my first time cooking an African dish, and also the first time
making a stew using a Dutch oven.
July 16, 2023
Equipment: food processor, Instant Pot
My fifteenth recipe! Jollof is a very popular dish in West
Africa, and is a tomato-based rice dish. It is very similar to Spanish
paella, but with a lot more spices and flavor. It is a very popular dish
in Nigeria, and is often served with chicken or beef.
July 17, 2023
My ninth recipe! Koshary (or Koshari) is a delicious mix of
grains and sauce, with diverse flavor! It is eaten as a “peasant dish”
in Egypt as the ingredients used can be found in any common household.
It is also a very popular street food in Egypt, and is usually served
with a red tomato sauce and fried/caramelized onions. There are six main
parts to this recipes which are rice, lentils, pasta, tomato Sauce,
fried onions, and chick peas.
October 16, 2023
Equipment: Large skillet (or wok)
My sixteenth recipe! Shakshuka is a delicious tomato-based
breakfast dish with eggs poached in the sauce. It is a popular dish in
the Middle East and North Africa, and is usually served with bread or
some other type of grain. The dish is very easy to make and is very
customizable with spices and herbs to make it more flavorful.