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Bacon Rolls

Bacon Rolls

Makes 20 rolls Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Ingredients Young okra (Abelmoschus esculentus), 20 pods about 12 g each Bacon, 10 slices Preparation 1. Rinse okra pods before blanching in boiling water. Cool and cut to the width of the bacon slices. 2. Cut the bacon slices in half crosswise. 3. Wrap [...]

African eggplant and okra

African eggplant and okra

Serves 6 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients 2 big tomatoes 2 onions 2 carrots ¼ kg okra 8 tbs cooking oil ½ kg African eggplant 2 cups water 2 eggs Salt to taste Preparation • Wash, peel, and chop the tomatoes finely. • Wash and chop the onions. • Wash, peel [...]

Healthy Jelly

Healthy Jelly

Makes 20-25 jellies Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients Ashitaba (Angelica keiskei) leaves, 70 g Apple, half (about 200 g) Agar powder or plain pectin, 1 1/2 teaspoons Sugar, 70 g Water, 600 ml Preparation 1. Rinse ashitaba leaves, cut into small pieces, and blend with water in a blender until smooth. [...]

Rice Ball Bean Soup

Rice Ball Bean Soup

Makes 30 rice balls Preparation time: 60 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients Tender drumstick (Moringa oleifera) leaves, 75 g Sticky rice flour, 300 g De-hulled mungbean (Vigna radiata), 90 g Adzuki bean (Vigna angularis), 100 g (soaked in cold water overnight) Sugar, 200 g (20 g for mungbean, 180 g for adzuki bean) Water, [...]

Amphibious Porridge

Amphibious Porridge

Serves four Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients Tropical violet (Asystasia gangetica) shoots, 100 g Rice, 1 cup Fish fillet (codfish, perch, or milk fish), or salted sardines, 100 g Salt, 2 teaspoons Water, 1.5 liter Preparation 1. Rinse and dry tropical violet shoots. Cut into 3-cm pieces, set aside. 2. Rinse [...]

Colorful Salad

Colorful Salad

Serves three Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients Swamp leaf (Limnophila rugosa) shoots, 10 g Head lettuce, 50 g Tomato, 1 about 200 g Dried bean curd sheet, 6 pieces Red and yellow sweet pepper strips, 30 g each White and purple onion shreds, 30 g each Fresh chili pepper shreds, 5 [...]

African Sticky Soup (Ewedu)

African Sticky Soup (Ewedu)

Serves three Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Ingredients Jute mallow (Corchorus olitorius) leaves, 200 g Sweet potato, 200 g Dried small fish or shrimp, 15 g Salt, 1 teaspoon Water, 2 cups Preparation 1. Wash sweet potato, peel the skin, and cut into cubes. 2. Boil water in pot, add sweet potato [...]

Boiled Dumplings

Boiled Dumplings

Makes 40 dumplings Preparation time: 60 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Ingredients For the dough Bread flour, 2 1/2 cups Salt, 1/4 teaspoon Water, 1 cup For the filling Ivy gourd (Coccinia grandis) shoots, 100 g Chopped cabbage, 300 g Chopped green onion, 2 tablespoons Minced beef, chicken, mutton, or pork, 300 g Salt, 1 [...]

African Vegetable Loaf

African Vegetable Loaf

Serves six Preparation time: 40 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Ingredients Tender baobab (Adansonia digitata) leaves, 100 g Carrot, 100 g Onion, 200 g Cassava or potato starch, 1 tablespoon Minced meat (beef, chicken, fish, mutton, or pork), 200 g Ground black pepper, 1/2 teaspoon Garlic cloves, 5 Salad oil, 1 tablespoon Salt, 1/2 teaspoon [...]

Pas de Deux Salad

Pas de Deux Salad

Serves four Preparation time: 40 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Ingredients Water dropwort (Oenanthe javanica) shoots with tough petioles removed, 2 portions of 50 g each Onion, 2 stems of green onion and 1 bulb onion of 80-100 g Cherry tomato, 8-10 Pepper, red and yellow sweet, 80-100 g each; chili, 3 of small size [...]

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