Bonte Boré (Guinea Conakry) Recipe

Ingredients:•300-400 grams of dried cod (or catfish or any fish of your choice)•2-3 large onions•2 green bell peppers•garlic or garlic paste•1 hot bell pepper•2 maggi cubes or few drops of maggi in liquid form•oil (palmoil or your choice)•salt and pepper•basmati rice How to make bore bonte: Soak the dried fish in water for about an […]

Mangoé Rafalari (spicy mango stew) from Guinea Conakry

Mango Rafalari is a famous Guinean dish. Ingredients: 6 medium ripe mangoes, peeled and sliced1 onion, chopped1 cup palm oil6 pieces smoked bonga (I used anchovies)1 handful of dried crayfish2 maggi cubes1 chili pepper (bell type) choppedSalt Instructions: Put the mangoes in a pot and add water until they are covered. Bring to a boil, […]

East African Salad with Mango

A refreshing salad from East Africa, with the simplest ingredients! Ingredients: 2 tomatoes1 cucumber1 red onion1 mangoPeanutsLime2 Tablespoon Vegetable oil1 Tablespoon chopped cilantroSalt Instructions: Cut the tomatoes, cucumber, onion and mango into cubes, add the oil, salt, lime, cilantro and peanuts, mix and enjoy! With fresh ingredients and a little spiciness, this salad is delicious […]

Culinary West African Traditions

West African cuisine encompasses a diverse range of foods that are split between its 16 countries. In West Africa, many families grow and raise their own food, and within each there is a division of labor. Indigenous foods consist of several plant species and animals are important to those whose lifestyle depends on farming and hunting. The history […]