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 […]

Fufu Bare: A traditional dish from Fulla (Fullani) tribe from Guinea Conakry.

This recipe is from our mother Saouratou Camara. Every woman in Guinea adds her own “secret” spices to the family’s food. Ingredients: 2 large onions 2 red peppers 2-3 cloves of garlic tomato paste red beans / black eyes (Boil them beforehand or use canned) salt, pepper 2-3 small maggi cubes hot bell pepper For […]