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Duba wot

from an ethiopian food blog site.

Chocolate cookies romany creams

if equated, these are to south african children what oreo cookies are to american children, though they are not the same in taste. i never stick mine together to make 'sandwiches' but prefer to dip each...

Curried peanut soup

i tried this recipe once at a potluck and fell in love with it. it had been made by a friend who had lived in kenya for a couple of years. searched for the recipe for nearly 15 years when i finally stumbled...

Coriander chicken couscous for tunisia for zwt9

Dabo kolo

another great bread from ethiopia. this is a spicy, crunchy snack. in ethiopia, dabo means bread, and kolo is the word for roasted barley, which is eaten as a snack (like popcorn). together, to name...

Nigerian coconut shrimp rice

don't have two coconuts? use a can of coconut milk with water to make 2-1/2 cups.

Dama be potaatas

posted for zwt7.

Butter bean hummus

like zaar needs another hummus recipe.......but-this is different cause it's made from butterbeans (lima beans) instead of the usual chickpeas. found the recipe on the net a while back and have made it...

Cup pudding

this is an ideal dessert for two. this is made in no time and can be cooked and left in the microwave whilst eating the main course. serve with custard sauce if so desired.

Cucumber zucchini salad

typical salad from the ivory coast!for a pretty presentation scored cucumber and zucchini with a fork, not peeled. onions are nice placed in between the layers.

Djemma el fna harira soup

i just came back from marrakesh and had to recreate the harira i had in the djemma el fna market. i read about 20 recipes and used what i thought was the best of all of them, then used my tastebud memories...


from marcus samuelsson - this awesome dip is super easy and a nice change up. do not make it in a blender as the sesame seeds will turn into paste - best in a mortar and pestle or a spice grinder. try...

Cinnamon saffron coffee

this is my current favorite coffee. i created it for my taste inspired by the amazing spices and flavors of north africa and the middle east. it's a bit indulgent and something that you can very easily...

Corn dodgers

nothing as good as cornbread straight from the oven! these are perfect dunking material for palaver (recipe is also posted).

Coriander rice

an excellent side dish for a persian meal.

Couscous with fresh cilantro and lemon juice

this easy and simple couscous is a perfect side for a tagine. if you don't like the flavor of cilantro, try using fresh mint or parsley. for added flavor use broth for the water.

Milk tart

this is a very popular south african teatime treat/dessert a plus in its favour is it can be made in advance.the traditional version is made with a puff pastry base but i find a short crust type base makes...


this cous cous is the best side dish type of cous cous i have ever had the chance to experience. this is best with spicy lamb sausage (merguez) or grilled beef and lamb.

Pincho moruno

pincho moruno is a moorish inspired dish that has been improved (i think) by the spaniards. it can be used with lamb or pork. i suppose you could do chicken or beef also but have never tried it with...

Crustless milk tart

this is a firm family favourite. my mother use to make this with surplus milk (even if the milk was a little sour). it gets more firm the cooler it gets - so give it a chance to set once cooked. i don't...

Couscous basics

this is a easy basic recipe for couscous making it light and fluffy, not gummy. be sure to allow the couscous to absorb the water. it's a tiny pasta made of ground semolina flour. add spices, fruits,...

Corn and marigold fritters angola

this is an excellent supper dish from angola, africa, which children will enjoy. serve the fritters with a hot green vegetable or salad and brown bread and butter. from wiki recipes.


these cookies are a standard item in every cookie jar in each home in south africa!

Grilled chicken moroccan style

from bon appetit. sounds good for summer! marinating time 6 hours

Curry lamb chops

this is from taste of home's cooking for 2. i have learned that when i find a recipe if it is not on zaar and i don't post it, i will misplace it. such was the fate of this recipe. i have made some...

Cinnamon buttered dates al rangina from qatar

dates are one of the major foods grown in qatar. in this adaptation, the flavors combine into a simple and straightforward treat – something for everyday living. from: global table adventure

Dajaj muhammara

moroccan roast chicken. as found in my copy of 'the arabian delights' cookbook with one or two minor changes. chicken (parts) can be broiled, baked, grilled or roasted (on a spit/rotisserie).

Cinnamon tea

zaar world tour

Crock pot moroccan cornish game hens

this is a delicious way to serve something a little exotic without slaving over a hot stove with complex recipes. serve this with your favorite hummous and pita bread along side a spinach salad.


nshima is always eaten with a soup or stew or sauce especially one which is called the recipe #455142. the combination of nshima and recipe #455142 is the only thing that most zambians call a real meal....

Creamy pepper tomato spinach with peanut butter

pepper, tomato and spinach flavored with peanuts! this is an african dish!

Carol's hummous

a recipe i learned from two lebanese friends. this is my family's most requested dish at get-togethers.

Curried okra

an african side dish. this also makes a nice sandwich filler.

Ma amoul

these are delicious arabic biscuits / pastries, they can be made with a variety of fillings, including pistachios, walnuts or dates. they are often eaten in the middle east as a celebratory food, for example...

Moroccan style pasta salad

recipe i found on moroccan food on it states that you can add a variety of vegetables (your choice), so would i add carrots, celery along with the suggested bell pepper as my choices. here...

Couscous with spiced chickpeas and figs

a nice vegetarian dish with exotic spices.

Cumin seed potatoes batata bkamun from qutar

this recipe from qutar is warm and comforting. it showcases some wonderful flavors too. recipe comes from: global table adventure.

Duckling dar es salaam

duckling is a great delicacy in tanzania and is usually served when there are special guests. the same recipe is used for other meats and is particularly good with veal and chicken. accompaniments are...

Nigerian fruit salad

this is good anytime but is especially good for dessert. from

Egyptian red lentil soup

this soup is considered to be a tradition for breaking the ramadan fast in egypt and is a traditional "middle eastern peace recipe". i got this from a middle eastern living blog and decided to share it...

North africian cardamom cookies

easy! (and i love the way the directions are written). found in another trip through one of my boxes of old recipes cut from newspapers and magazines. i'm guessing at the yield.

Dim a musabika egyptian tomato sauce

a very dear friend of mine, l.d.osni, lived in egypt for a while and was married to an egyptian. she taught me this recipe. it is a little spicy, and i love it!

Roasted pomegranate chicken

this is a favorite rosh hashanah dish for moroccan jews. it is completely kosher.

East african cardamom tea

i just tried this tea and it was lovely with earl grey. not liking the idea of ground cardamom in tea i switched the recipe to using the full pods and steeped them with my tea leaves. originally posted...

Hibiscus sangria

hibiscus tea contains vitamin c and minerals and some studies have indicated that it may help lower bad cholesterol and high blood pressure. it’s quite acidity, containing as much as 30% organic acids....

Cameroon suya

if using a grill, try to avoid cooking too quickly or burning. posted for zaar world tour 2006. cooking time includes marinating time.

Cremora fridge tart

this tart takes about an hour to set in the fridge and is a huge hit in our family after a bbq. the kids are not toooooo fond of it as it has a slight lemony flavour.

Coconut cream cooler

posted for zaar world tour vi

Moroccan vegetables

from wine bar food

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