Liberians are simple people who prefer a no hassle way of living. Such mannerisms carry over in our food too. Spicy, crunchy, sweet, dish made with affordable ingredients.
You will taste crunchy texture from the collard greens along with savory salty spiciness. Sautéed collard greens stew soaks up the rice making each bite a juicy hearty crunchiness.
I remember old people would talk about black wild rice benefits, they would lament about black rice nutrition and why it is good for us. I didn’t listen at the time. Now I know better.
The fact that I’m sharing this with the world should tell you how confident I am about my version of Okra stew recipe. It is filling, tasty, and cuts back the slime drastically.
West Africans love chili or pepper more than your average African. Called ‘hot pepper’ by most, pepper is a must on every plate and table, even for breakfast.
Let’s settle this first, palava sauce leaves is not synonymous with mulukhiyah leaves. Palava is an African idiom that is loosely translated to mean trouble or confusion. So, why the name?
People from other cultures love African peanut butter stew because it give them another perspective how to eat peanut butter. Excluding those with peanut allergies, who doesn’t love peanut butter?
This tofu scramble recipe is a top favorites because it is hefty and lazy cook friendly. Pack with flavorful yumminess and nutritious benefits.
Stir fry rice is sweet, spicy, salty and I love how firm the vegetables are. I’m such a sucker for corn. This African fried rice recipe is plant-based.
Egusi seeds and palm oil pairs well in this dish. Together we have a robust flavor of sweet, salty, little spicy and earthy, the latter which the palm oil adds.
As a child, I didn’t understand why my mother did not waste the first boiling water. It was later on in adult-hood I understood that the bitter flavor has riche taste.
Besides the deliciousness, I appreciate ‘one-pot’ meals such as this one, because it is easy and allows one to have nutritious pre-made lunch or dinner.
This scrumptious Liberian tea bread is buttery, soft and perfect for black teas or coffee. Cozy up to it yah!
Palm oil and Ogbono go well together. This dish is hefty, taste slightly sweet and loaded with protein.
This process reminded of something that I can’t put in words and I now have a different appreciation for Pumpkin.
Attiéké blends together sweet, spicy, salty, oniony, and crunchy.
Liberian Red Oil Okra Stew is hearty and flavorful.
O ma give me 1 bowl yorkor and make it thick!
A simple and nutritious in-between snack we love to eat when our old-ma is taking too long to cook dinner.
This drink is tart and flavorful with any spice or sweetener you desire.