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South African Recipes
In Swahili, this dish is called “Mboga ya Mchicha ya Nazi”. Spinach, kale and wild greens are very popular in Kenya and throughout the East Africa region. They accompany almost every dish and served together with the Ugali (cormeal), are the staple diet for the average person with. Spinach is a leafy green vegetable. It is important not to overcook the spinach.
The recipes can be found on For the Delight of Food 1. Polenta and Yogurt, 2. Homemade Tomato Soup, 3. Chicken and Almond Salad, 4. Insalata Caprese, 5. Afters, 6. Supreme Baked Potato, 7. Chicken Picata, 8. 5 Mushroom Spaghetti, 9. Chicken and Asparagus Salad, 10. Nacho supreme, 11. African Spatter Stew, 12. Scallop Picata, 13. Cuban Picadillo, 14. Chicken Pesto
A delicious vegetarian and vegan friendly version of a peanut stew made in Zimbabwe. Dovi is a delicious and wholesome curry recipe made from this southern African nation
If you live in East Africa, especially, in countries like Tanzania, Uganda, Mozambique, Kenya, Burundi, you are very familiar with the popular unleavened pan-grill bread- Chapati. Different from Indian Chapati, these are made with white or all-purpose flour and are coiled up. The latter also have an element of fat (either ghee, or oil) The …
This recipe comes from Classic International Recipes. This dish is popular in Ethiopia, and is used to scoop up stews, or wat. The recipe information states that it is similar in taste to buttermilk pancakes, but thin, like crepes. Traditionally, injera is formed into a large circle. I posted this to serve with my Recipe #455567 Doro Wat.
Biltong is a South African snack that natives consider to be quite the delightful treat. Some people say it is similar in popularity to chewing gum for Americans. It is cured, seasoned, and sliced meat. Biltong is usually beef, but occasionally other animals such as ostriches. Its fairly similar to beef jerky, though it is thinner and not as sweet. Also, its prepared using a different process.
Githeri is one of the main staple foods in Kenya. It originates from the Kikuyu tribe of Central Kenya but has quickly become popular all across the country. The dish is basically a bean stew (sometimes with cubes of steak and potatoes mixed in for added flavour and nutrients), very rich in proteins and incredibly healthy and filling. It is best served as is, but can also be enjoyed over rice or with a side of crusty bread/chapatis. So if you love your beans, this is a MUST-TRY recipe!