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fish-stuffedplantain-balls

These West-African sweet and savoury plantain balls filled with fish make for a delicious starter or side dish....

marinated+tomato+and+baked+aubergine+salad

Roasted Eggplant adds a smoky flavour to the carefully combined flavours of tomato marinated in fragrant herbs and lemon juice resulting in a healthy salad that is vegan, and low in carbs and calories....

plantain+mash+with+sautéed+spinach

So you know I am a self-confessed foodie,,,and presumably you also know that fitness is high on my priority list. And I must confess, I do love a good workout. You know that feeling of satisfaction when you leave the gym knowing you've just had an...

ghana-spicy-fried-plantain-kelewele

It doesn't get more street food than Kelewele. Just ask any Ghanaian, if you don't believe me. It's also so popular and so steeped in culture that Kelewele is probably the one recipe that all my Ghanaian friends know how to recreate....

african sweet pepper sauce

This Easy-to-Make Sweet Pepper Sauce is the Perfect Accompaniment to Meats and Grills and comes together in under 30 minutes...

Spicy+roasted+papaya+and+fonio+boats

I am on a mission to explore just how many ways there are to enjoy Papaya, a fruit which takes me back many years to my childhood. In Nigeria, Papaya is fondly called Pawpaw......

tomato-and-onion-salsa-kachumbari

If you haven't come across Kachumbari before, allow me to introduce you to this tangy East African salad. One of my favourite dishes when I am in Nairobi, I just really cannot get enough of this salad. Kenyans call it ......

roasted-eggplant-aubergine-and-peanut-salsa

Aubergines are in season and they are all over my local supermarket - so it was no surprise when I returned from my grocery shopping with a bag full of Aubergines. It's not that I am particularly fond of aubergines, but...

cinnamon-glazed-sweet-potato-wedges

I must admit I've had a bit of a struggle the last few days in trying to decide what recipe to feature this week on the blog. I initially wanted to feature one of the many traditional African recipes that I love - something so distinctly African, and infused with Western and Eastern influences - which is what this blog is about really.....

Black-eyed-bean-and-sweet-corn-salsa

I can think only of a few things tastier (and healthier) than a salad on a nice summer's day, and although the summer is yet to arrive in rainy Zürich, it is June, and so to me, it is officially summer....

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