As I have told you on numerous occasions, seasoning is important in African cuisine. That’s why I always make in advance onion purée and chili paste to add to my dishes or to marinade meats.
While Irish might have Pub food, Congolese have NGanda food. Nganda is the Lingala term for rustic restaurants or taverns that is common to see in popular neighborhoods in Brazzaville. The food that you will usually find there are mostly grilled meat cooked on charcoal. Continue reading
In the Christian faith, Easter marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ and it’s also a time of sharing. That’s why, in my family, we love to gather for a copious Easter meal. Even though, I no longer live with my parents, I try as best as I can to continue my family tradition by cooking, almost every year, an Easter meal for my family and friends.
Easter is coming! Easter is just days away and for this special occasion, I have decided to share with you some of my favorite recipes for Easter. As you have guessed from my blog post from last year, in my family, Easter always rhymed with Lamb. In fact, since my sweet childhood, Lamb has always been a central piece on our Easter feast menu.
Spring is almost here ! Today I decided to share this simple recipe that I used to have when I was growing up. The recipe comes from one of my mom’s best friends. They both met during their time in France when they were students and remained friends even after returning home to their respective countries. Continue reading
Happy National Strawberry Day! On this day, you have the perfect excuse to savour a generous amount of our favorite red juicy and sweet berry. Strawberries are among the most popular berries, if not the most popular. They taste delicious and are superfood. In fact, the health benefits offered by strawberries, no doubt, made a big contribution to their popularity. Nutrient-rich and packed with antioxidants, strawberries are good in smoothies, salads and of course desserts. Continue reading
A game night without chicken wings is certainly not a game party as far as I’m concerned. Chicken wings are to sports events what turkey is to Thanksgiving i.e essential. And once you taste these grilled chicken wings, it’s going to become your favorite spicy grilled wings recipe.
Since tonight it’s Super Bowl, I wanted to share with you some of my favorite recipes for game nights. It’s always comforting to watch big sports events such as the Olympics, the World Cup and of course Super bowl while savouring junk food. But why wasting money ordering junk food when you can make it yourself while controlling the amount of calories you put in there. That’s why this year, instead of ordering pizza or buying already made snacks, I chose to make my own Super bowl snacks for my family and friends.
2016 has been an amazing year for me and I’m so grateful for what I had the privilege to experience over the last 12 months, from launching this blog to my writing aspirations. I have no resolution written down for 2017, but I have few projects I expect to get done. So my hope for 2017 is for this year to be filled with great opportunities and success for my family, my friends and myself.
As part of my special Christmas celebration blogging, I will share with you some of my favorite dishes for this special occasion. And even if you don’t celebrate Christmas, some of the recipes I will be sharing can be made on different occasions, festive or not. I just hope that you will love them just as much as I enjoy them.