Kedjenou (Ivoirian Chicken Stew) – Côte d’Ivoire

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I had been waiting to make the Kedjenou, the traditional chicken stew of the Ivory Coast, until I got my box of Attiéké, a type of gluten free couscous made of Manioc aka Cassava aka yuca that is eaten in the Ivory Coast and often accompanies Kedjenou. The Attiéké, was a little splurge which I […]

Karkanji (Hibiscus infusion) – Chad

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Karkanji is a refreshing ginger and hibiscus based beverage with cinnamon and a hint of clove. The proportions listed make for a strong infusion BUT, you can always dilute it with water. We liked it both ways. Eva liked it how it was initially made, using just 1 liter of water. I liked it better […]

Bangaou (Lamb & Sweet Potatoes) – Chad

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Chad (officially known as République du Tchad) is a landlocked country located in the heart of north-central Africa. It’s geography is quite varied with the Saharah and mountains in the north, arid plains in the Sahel which covers the middle section of the country and finally the fertile Sudanese savanah in the south. Finding something […]