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Day 49: Djibouti and Skoudekharis

Good evening, Raffies! We are almost at 50! Thank you so much for sharing this adventure with me! Tonight we are a bit later than usual, because I was enjoying some nice happy hour with my colleagues...but I had to leave, because it was time to cook. Djibouti and its national dish, Skoudekharis, were coming… Continue reading Day 49: Djibouti and Skoudekharis

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Day 41: Republic of the Congo and Goat stew

Hello Raffies! Today was the day of my first injury while cooking. I managed to heavenly cut my finger while peeling the yams. But fear not, all is well and after applying a pressure band-aid I was back preparing today's dish. We are going to the country that has among the last gorillas' living in… Continue reading Day 41: Republic of the Congo and Goat stew

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Day 32: Cameroon with Ndole or bitter leaf soup

Good evening, Raffies! Tonight I had to prepare everything before going to school and leave it to simmer on a low fire. We were going to Cameroon and we were going to try a dish I had been eager to try for a long time: Bitter leaf soup. True to its name, bitter leaf is… Continue reading Day 32: Cameroon with Ndole or bitter leaf soup

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Day 28: Burundi, with kidney beans and plantains

Dear Raffies! Today spring recoiled and cold and rain have come back. Luckily, we were going far South to Burundi. I went shopping for plantains and kidney beans and was ready to experience my first time using plantains in a dish. This simple dish turned out to be really good! It was really easy to… Continue reading Day 28: Burundi, with kidney beans and plantains

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Day 27: Burkina Faso and Riz Gras

Good evening, Raffies! Today we were going to a country I know very little about: Burkina Faso. Riz Gras is one of the most popular dishes in the country. The name shows the strong French influence in this African country. "Riz gras" basically means "fat rice" and is usually served with a significant amount of… Continue reading Day 27: Burkina Faso and Riz Gras