World Food Challenge

Day 154: Senegal and bluefish with thiebou jen

Good evening, Raffies! For our last dinner in sunny Italy we are going to Senegal and enjoying a great national dish: bluefish with Thiebou jen. Traditional Senegalese cuisine involves many hands working together to prepare a dish and chanting and singing during the process. This starts by pounding the Fonio, a grain similar to millet.… Continue reading Day 154: Senegal and bluefish with thiebou jen

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Day 152: São Tomé and Príncipe and Cod Fish Feijoada

Good evening, Raffies! From all the plans I had for my holiday at my mom's, so far I have been laying by the pool, enjoying the sun and doing absolutely nothing. It feels great to have summer temperature and sun everyday. This is something I definitely miss in the Netherlands. Today we are going to… Continue reading Day 152: São Tomé and Príncipe and Cod Fish Feijoada

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Day 123: Nauru and coconut crusted fish

Good evening, Raffies! Today was such as great day: it was finally warm enough for me to say that I am not cold. And we are having fish for dinner! We are going to Nauru and enjoying a very simple dish: coconut crusted fish with white rice. Fun fact, Nauru is the smallest country in… Continue reading Day 123: Nauru and coconut crusted fish

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Day 111: Mauritania and Thieboudienne (fish with rice)

Good evening, Raffies! Tonight we are going to Mauritania and we are enjoying its national dish: Thieboudienne (cheb-u-jin). This dish can also be found in Senegal. It means "fish and rice" and those are also its main ingredients. The procedure for the recipe took actually longer than we had calculated at first. Meaning that we… Continue reading Day 111: Mauritania and Thieboudienne (fish with rice)