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Organic African Cooking Zoo

African cooking styles have influenced the world far and wide. How? With spice combinations, tasty ingredients (like the baobab in the photo) and cultural influences, a you'll see in this group. Spice up your garden harvest with some African goodness

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Latest Activity: Oct 16, 2012

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From Ethiopia's teff, we have injera, the soft pancake like bread used to scoop up food like warm lentils in a community tray among friends at a meal. The Baobab tree in Senegal that you see in the photo for this group produces a juice that is sweet and refreshing. Have you had Red Zinger tea? Its main ingredient is hibiscus, a flower commonly used all over Africa to make this delicious, thirst quenching red drink. Senegal offers us Tyson, a spice laced with pepper that can only compare to berbere, the combination of fiery spices Ethiopians love. Join us here in the Organic African Cooking Zoo and learn about different ways to use the food from your garden.

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Ceebu Jen

Started by Michael Levin Oct 16, 2012. 0 Replies

My favorite Senegalese dish is fish and rice, pronounced "cheboo jen". Lamine Ba's family dished some up as a special meal for me at their home in Dakar. Of course, it's the seasoning that makes the…Continue

Tags: Senegal, Africa, Dakar, rice, fish

Chickpeas and Basil Moroccan Style

Started by Michael Levin Sep 26, 2012. 0 Replies

This is a super quick and easy hot dish you can whip up…Continue

Tags: onion, pepper, zoobird, lemon, green

Chickpeas a la Ibn Battutah

Started by Michael Levin Jun 17, 2011. 0 Replies

I've been reading "Travels with a Tangerine", by Tim Macintosh-Smith. It's…Continue

Tags: vegetarian, vegan, ibn, Recipes, Battutah

A Taste of Africa

Started by Michael Levin Jan 16, 2010. 0 Replies

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Tags: Hafner, recipes, Berbere, Ethiopia, Africa

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