CAPTURING OUR CULTURAL, TRADITIONAL & CULINARY HERITAGE. INTRODUCING IYA FOOD DIARIES: KATI KATI
Aug18

CAPTURING OUR CULTURAL, TRADITIONAL & CULINARY HERITAGE. INTRODUCING IYA FOOD DIARIES: KATI KATI

Hello people…It’s Friday? What are you cooking this weekend…Kati Kati anyone?  You can get one the finest culinary  experiences at the foot of the Mountain in Buea at  IYA. Did I say Chef Janvier at IYA is just one of the best Chefs ever?  If you are from the North West Region, then you know that this is one of the stable and “contri chop” in most of the tribes in the region! Fufu...

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RECIPE OF THE WEEK: PLANTAIN PUFF PUFF BY CHEF KEWAN
Aug03

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: PLANTAIN PUFF PUFF BY CHEF KEWAN

Hello people…Today’s Recipe of the week is Plantain Puff Puff! Plantain Puff Puff by Chef Kewan has been trending on Facebook.  Here are the prep details… Ingredients 2 Overripe Plantains 3/4 cup water 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon(optional) 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour vegetable oil for deep frying INSTRUCTION Combine...

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RECIPE OF THE WEEK: EGGY PLANTAIN PIE – PLANTAINS & EGGS REDEFINED
Jul24

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: EGGY PLANTAIN PIE – PLANTAINS & EGGS REDEFINED

I have a confession to make friends.  I have a love affair going on. Can somebori just scatter holy water on me? Or maybe a bucket of anointing oil is what it will take to break the chains holding me captive to this love affair.  I couldn’t resist that yellow skin, that soft pulp and the sweetness that always results when my tongue bites into it’s bright yellow or golden brown pulpy goodness.  I know I...

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CHRISTMAS MENU: TRADITIONAL & HEALTHY
Dec25

CHRISTMAS MENU: TRADITIONAL & HEALTHY

Oh the joy of the Christmas season: younger cousins and siblings running around the compound,  maternal aunts roasting fish and turkey, mum loosing her mind over the Christmas menu, dad and the boys counting empty sweet drinks and beer bottles, to make sure there was going to be enough ‘buzz’ for the 30+ family members who came 3 days before Christmas day year afteryear to celebrate with us.   Christmas week was...

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5 AFRICAN SUPERFOODS & RECIPES TO KICK DIABETES TO THE CURB
Nov15

5 AFRICAN SUPERFOODS & RECIPES TO KICK DIABETES TO THE CURB

  So you have been diagnosed with diabetes and you’re thinking that’s the end of delicious African food? No more ‘achombo’ (stewed beans), no more ‘khati khati’ (palm-oil chicken chops), no more koki (aka. moimoi), no more Ndolé, no more plantains? Noooo don’t panick! It is well, ‘diarisGod’!  Africa has some of the healthiest foods on the planet. Not only are our foods...

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