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Djibouti 馃嚛馃嚡 0 (0)

Our Djiboutian meal was Skoudehkaris, Laxoox and Djibouti Banana Fritters with Date Caramel. Skoudehkaris is a lamb and rice dish with tomatoes and cardamon. The cardamon gave it a nice flavor. It was delicious wrapped in the Laxoox. Laxoox is a flat bread with yeast in it, oxymoron? They taste […]

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Cape Verde 馃嚚馃嚮 0 (0)

Cape Verde is an archipelago of 10 islands off the West Coast of Africa in the central Atlantic Ocean. It was inhabited by Portuguese explorers in the 15th century. It has some beautiful towns and coastlines such as Fontainhas, Mindelo and Ponta Do Sol. Fontainhas is a small village on the […]

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Cameroon 馃嚚馃嚥 0 (0)

Our Cameroon meal consisted of Cameroonian Fish Stew, Corn Fufu, Chin Chin, and Mango Daiquiris. The fish stew turned out a little salty. The recipe called for Maggi Seasoning cubes which we substituted with chicken bouillon and miscalculated the amount. Regardless, the stew was tasty and healthy, so we plan […]

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Burundi 馃嚙馃嚠 0 (0)

Our Burundi meal was delicious! “Fish with Tomatoes and Red Palm Oil”, “Red Kidney Beans with Plantains”, “Date and Banana Mix”, and Banana Beer. I hated red kidney beans; haven’t had them in years. It was the texture. I decided it was time to try them again and they were […]

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Burkina Faso 馃嚙馃嚝 0 (0)

Our Burkina Faso meal was Ragout D’Igname (traditional Burkinab茅 Yam Stew), Burkinab茅 T么 and Banfora (fried pastry with pineapple). We drank Bissap a la Bonne Dame (hibiscus tea with pineapple). We both liked the stew and plan to make it again. The Burkinab茅 T么 was quite a production. The recipe […]

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Botswana 馃嚙馃嚰 0 (0)

Our Botswana meal was Seswaa (Stewed Beef), Cornmeal Pap, Bostwanan Stewed Spinach Greens and Pampoenkoekies (South African pumpkin fritters). We drank Roobis Tea that has high levels of health-promoting antioxidants. Roobis tea is a red herbal tea that comes from the fermented leaves of the Aspalathus linearis shrub, a plant native […]

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Benin 馃嚙馃嚡 0 (0)

Benin is a small country on the West coast of Africa that is about the size of Ohio. Ohio is 44,825 mi虏 with a population of 11.75 million while Benin is 44,310 mi虏 population 12.47 million. It is said Benin was the birthplace of Vudon (voodoo) which is still practiced but the […]