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Beef Tibs Recipe
a dutch oven with Kenyan njahi beans in a coconut sauce with a bowl of white rice to the side
Njahi (Kenyan Black Beans) in Coconut Sauce
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Mandazi (East African Coconut Doughnuts) Recipe
Niter Kibbeh Recipe
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Never Heard of Khoja Ismaili Cuisine? It's Time for a Change
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How Ful Medames Made Me Forget All About Hummus
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How to Make Harissa From Dried or Fresh Chilies
A collection of ingredients used in Moroccan cooking, including preserved lemon, rose water, cinnamon, saffron, Ras el Hanout, harissa, and a sheet of warqa pastry
How to Stock a Moroccan Pantry: Harissa, Ras el Hanout, and More
The Market at Dusk
Snapshots From Morocco: Market Food in Marrakech
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Chermoula Recipe
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How to Make Msemen (Moroccan Flatbread) With Mint and Honey
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Spicy Carrot and Ginger Soup With Harissa Recipe
Roast Chicken with Saffron, Hazelnuts, and Honey
Roast Chicken With Saffron, Hazelnuts, and Honey From 'Ottolenghi'
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French in a Flash: Moroccan Baked Scallops Recipe
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Moroccan-Style Spicy Carrot Dip Recipe
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Moroccan Almond Phyllo Pastries (A Take On M'hanncha) Recipe
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Moroccan Lamb Meatball Tagine Recipe
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Broiled Mint Msemen With Honey Recipe
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Harissa-Honey Glazed Roasted Salmon Recipe
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Homemade Ras el Hanout Recipe
Moroccan Lamb Meatball Tagine
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Serious Entertaining: Hello, Morocco
Shakshuka in a cast iron skillet, topped with parsley and olives, with a scooped single serving in a bowl and pita bread on the side.
Shakshuka (North African–Style Poached Eggs in Spicy Tomato Sauce) Recipe
Lablabi (Tunisian Chickpea Soup)
Lablabi (Tunisian Chickpea Soup) From 'The Heart of the Plate'
Dukkah (Middle Eastern Nut and Spice Blend) Recipe
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Ful Medames (Egyptian Breakfast Fava Beans With Tahini) Recipe
A foil-lined sheet pan of quick broiled shrimp cooked in beer and harissa.
What to Do With Harissa: Recipes for Stews, Salads, and More
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Fresh Chili Harissa Recipe
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Chermoula | Sauced
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The History of Hibiscus Drinks in the African Diaspora
Overhead view of all the essential ingredients needed in a pantry to cook a range of Nigerian dishes. Ingredients range from spices to roots to tinned food and fresh spices, organized in a neat grid
How to Stock a Nigerian Store
Nigerian meat pies on an ovular serving platter.
Nigerian Meat Pies
Puff Puff stacked neatly in a bowl in a pyramid formation
Puff Puff (Nigerian Fried Yeasted Dough)
Akara on a deep blue bowl with a serving of white bread and a serving plate
Akara (Nigerian Black-Eyed Pea Fritters)
Nigerian pepper soup in a white bowl.
Nigerian Pepper Soup Recipe
A full bowl of egusi soup served with a serving of eba.
Nigerian Egusi Soup
Eba plated next to a bowl of egusi soup
Nigerian Eba
A bowl of fried dodo in a white bowl on top of an orange towel, surrounded by a bowl of jollof and a second plate of plantains.
Dodo (Nigerian Plantains) Recipe
Chicken yassa on a bed of white rice.
Chicken Yassa (Senegalese Braised Chicken With Caramelized Onions)
Hibiscus and pineapple skin tea on ice
Hibiscus-Pineapple Skin “Tea”
A bowl of Ghanaian Chicken and Peanut Stew (Groundnut Soup)
Ghanaian Chicken and Peanut Stew (Groundnut Soup) Recipe
A plate with three Nigerian beef suya (spiced grilled skewers) on a bed of lettuce with sliced red onions, tomato sliced, and cilantro.
Nigerian Beef Suya (Spiced Grilled Skewers) Recipe
A spoonful lifted from a bowl of rich Ghanaian goat and tripe soup.
Ghanaian Goat and Tripe Peanut Stew (Groundnut Soup) Recipe
Hominy and Spinach in Tomato-Garlic Broth
Hominy and Spinach in Tomato-Garlic Broth From 'Afro-Vegan'
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Nigerian Obe Ata Is as Versatile as It Is Delicious
Chicken tagine with chickpeas and figs in an earthenware vessel
Chicken Tagine With Pistachios, Dried Figs, and Chickpeas Recipe
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Obe Ata (Nigerian Red Pepper Sauce) Recipe
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Homemade Merguez Sausage Recipe
A plate of Somali sambusas, with one broken open to show the beef filling.
Somali Sambusas Recipe | Cook the Book
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Eggplant and Tomato Sauce With Israeli Couscous Recipe
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Bharazi (Pigeon Peas in Coconut Cream) Recipe