Top recipes for "African"

Duba wot

from an ethiopian food blog site.

Dama be potaatas

posted for zwt7.

Couscous basics

this is a easy basic recipe for couscous making it light and fluffy, not gummy. be sure to allow the couscous to absorb the water. it's a tiny pasta made of ground semolina flour. add spices, fruits,...

Curried peanut soup

i tried this recipe once at a potluck and fell in love with it. it had been made by a friend who had lived in kenya for a couple of years. searched for the recipe for nearly 15 years when i finally stumbled...

Cucumber zucchini salad

typical salad from the ivory coast!for a pretty presentation scored cucumber and zucchini with a fork, not peeled. onions are nice placed in between the layers.


from marcus samuelsson - this awesome dip is super easy and a nice change up. do not make it in a blender as the sesame seeds will turn into paste - best in a mortar and pestle or a spice grinder. try...

Coriander chicken couscous for tunisia for zwt9

Dabo kolo

another great bread from ethiopia. this is a spicy, crunchy snack. in ethiopia, dabo means bread, and kolo is the word for roasted barley, which is eaten as a snack (like popcorn). together, to name...

Stiff porridge oshifima

while staying with us, our friend gerson, from namibia talked about having this at every meal. needless to say, while he was here in the united states he put on a pound or two. i really miss him! this...


i found this on i was intrigued as it uses cardomom, one of my favorite spices.

Couscous with fresh cilantro and lemon juice

this easy and simple couscous is a perfect side for a tagine. if you don't like the flavor of cilantro, try using fresh mint or parsley. for added flavor use broth for the water.


this unleavened bread of ethiopia is really a huge pancake made in special large pans with heavy covers. the combination of buckwheat flour mix and biscuit mix seems to produce the closest substitute...


from posted for zwt 6. preparation time doesn't include the proving time.

Curried meatballs

i was given this recipe by a co-worker of mine who grew up in south africa. it is from "everyday cape malay cooking" by zainab legardien. i have modified the recipe to either be more in line with our...

Banana dream

an african drink using amarula cream liqueur

Chocolate cookies romany creams

if equated, these are to south african children what oreo cookies are to american children, though they are not the same in taste. i never stick mine together to make 'sandwiches' but prefer to dip each...

Corn dodgers

nothing as good as cornbread straight from the oven! these are perfect dunking material for palaver (recipe is also posted).

Cinnamon buttered dates al rangina from qatar

dates are one of the major foods grown in qatar. in this adaptation, the flavors combine into a simple and straightforward treat – something for everyday living. from: global table adventure

Pincho moruno

pincho moruno is a moorish inspired dish that has been improved (i think) by the spaniards. it can be used with lamb or pork. i suppose you could do chicken or beef also but have never tried it with...


these cookies are a standard item in every cookie jar in each home in south africa!

Cup pudding

this is an ideal dessert for two. this is made in no time and can be cooked and left in the microwave whilst eating the main course. serve with custard sauce if so desired.

Curry lamb chops

this is from taste of home's cooking for 2. i have learned that when i find a recipe if it is not on zaar and i don't post it, i will misplace it. such was the fate of this recipe. i have made some...


from sudan(east africa) for the zaar world tour ii.

Cinnamon tea

zaar world tour

Djemma el fna harira soup

i just came back from marrakesh and had to recreate the harira i had in the djemma el fna market. i read about 20 recipes and used what i thought was the best of all of them, then used my tastebud memories...

Moroccan style pasta salad

recipe i found on moroccan food on it states that you can add a variety of vegetables (your choice), so would i add carrots, celery along with the suggested bell pepper as my choices. here...

Coriander rice

an excellent side dish for a persian meal.

Cornmeal pie

this is an south african dish very popular at barbecues. it is very tasty and even little kids love it.

Corn and marigold fritters angola

this is an excellent supper dish from angola, africa, which children will enjoy. serve the fritters with a hot green vegetable or salad and brown bread and butter. from wiki recipes.


this cous cous is the best side dish type of cous cous i have ever had the chance to experience. this is best with spicy lamb sausage (merguez) or grilled beef and lamb.

Deviled eggs moroccan style

recipe discovered on i fiddled with a few of the ingredients and the recipe was reduced by more than half.

Dajaj muhammara

moroccan roast chicken. as found in my copy of 'the arabian delights' cookbook with one or two minor changes. chicken (parts) can be broiled, baked, grilled or roasted (on a spit/rotisserie).

Cinnamon saffron coffee

this is my current favorite coffee. i created it for my taste inspired by the amazing spices and flavors of north africa and the middle east. it's a bit indulgent and something that you can very easily...

Date cake djamilah

posted for the zaar world tour 2006-algeria. from the "best of international cooking" cookbook. i have not had the opportunity to try this recipe yet. update--i am posting this suggestion from a reviewer...


my husband and i tried this at the animal kingdom lodge at disney world, which is an absolutely marvelous buffet of african food. we loved it. i tried to get the waiter to sneak me the recipe to no avail....


shaved chocolate into this drink would really top if off. you can also serve this warm. this tastes like a peppermint pattie, yummm.

Nigerian coconut shrimp rice

don't have two coconuts? use a can of coconut milk with water to make 2-1/2 cups.

Decadent chocolate sauce

this is rich and delicious over vanilla icecream.

Duckling dar es salaam

duckling is a great delicacy in tanzania and is usually served when there are special guests. the same recipe is used for other meats and is particularly good with veal and chicken. accompaniments are...

Egyptian red lentil soup

this soup is considered to be a tradition for breaking the ramadan fast in egypt and is a traditional "middle eastern peace recipe". i got this from a middle eastern living blog and decided to share it...


a traditional ethiopian/eritrean dish. very hot, so be prepared. if you're used to hot curries, you'll love it! berbere pepper is a spice mix of mostly paprika and chili with some other spices (recipe...

Couscous with spiced chickpeas and figs

a nice vegetarian dish with exotic spices.

Coconut cream cooler

posted for zaar world tour vi

East african curry

recipe from rose j.

Curried okra

an african side dish. this also makes a nice sandwich filler.

Ma amoul

these are delicious arabic biscuits / pastries, they can be made with a variety of fillings, including pistachios, walnuts or dates. they are often eaten in the middle east as a celebratory food, for example...

Dessert couscous with nuts

sweet couscous is served as the final savory dish of a banquet. more expensive nuts, such as pistachios and pine nuts, are often used along with traditional almonds.

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