Zainabu's African Cookbook: With Food and Stories

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Citadel Press, 2004 - Cooking - 293 pages
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Increasing levels of obesity and heart disease have prompted a huge counteraction of gastronomes and calorie conscious people seeking new diets that are satisfying, nutritious, low-fat and above all, appetising. Doctors recommend Westerners turn to traditional African diets that have always comprised of fresh vegetables, whole grains, fruits, beans and small portions of fruit and oil. This collection of delicious recipes, easy-to-buy ingredients, as well as the myths and stories behind the various dishes, enables anyone to recreate and understand African culture and food.
 

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Contents

Chicken
19
Fish and Seafood
60
Lamb
95
Ndodeh Pork
101
Other Varieties of Meat
113
RICE BEANS AND SIDE DISHES
129
Beans and PeasThe Poor Mans Meat
158
Plaintain and Bananas
184
Breadfruit
194
Tropical Chutneys
200
SNACKS SWEETS AND DRINKS
211
Nime Nime Ningiliicia Sweets Candies and Desserts
241
Hot and Cold Beverages
264
Glossary of African Words
279
About the Author
294
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About the author (2004)

ZAINABU KPAKA KALLON was born and raised in Sierra Leone, West Africa. She is a certified midwife with a B.S. in nursing. Her two daughters recently graduated from Cornell University. She lives in Pittsburgh, PA, and this is her first published work.

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