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Abdoulie's Domodah Sauce

Abdoulie’s Domodah Recipe

Domodah, according to a Gambian master chef is a stew prepared using beef, lamb, chicken, together with groundnut (peanut) sauce. Domodah (Mandinka language)  is prepared in different variations in Gambia, Mali, Senegal & other West African countries and can also be done without meat. Here is Abdoulie’s version.

Abdoulie's Jollof Recipe

Abdoulie’s Jollof Rice

Jollof rice, a popular one-pot rice dish, according to Wikipedia, also known as Benachin (meaning “one pot” in the Wolof language) is widely eaten in many variations across the whole of West Africa. This particular version is prepared by a “master chef” who comes from Gambia …

Abdoulie's Mafe, a Gambian stew

Abdoulie’s Mafe Recipe

Mafe, Maafe, mafé, maffé, etc is a stew prepared in plenty of variants in lots of West African countries. This particular one is from Abdoulie, hailing from Gambia, a very experienced cook.

Beans in groundnut/peanut sauce

Beans can be prepared in many different ways. In this recipe, I show how you can make beans in groundnut (peanut) sauce. It is a simple vegetarian recipe and the sauce can go with ugali (posho), rice, matooke, … Peanuts are known across many parts of Africa as “ground nuts”.

Making chapati like profis

East African Chapati for Profis

East African Chapati for Profis is a recipe that shows you basically how to make large quantities of East African Chapati, such as you would need  for parties or for restaurants in relatively little time. It can be quite tiring kneading large amounts of the quite stiff dough, so we shall use a food processor. It is important to read the manufacturers instructions to determine the amount of dough you can mix in one go. We shall use a high performance & powerful Bosch MaxxiMUM, with a 5.4 liter stainless steel bowl, 1600W motor suitable for heavy bread doughs, to mix 2 kilograms of flour with 1 liter of water.

Watersoaked Cassava Salad

Watersoaked Cassava Salad

This salad is inspired by something that was not even perceived as a salad, that used to be made by some students of King’s college, Budo (Uganda). It basically consisted of steamed cassava mixed with sardines or mackerels, the ingredients most readily available, then. In this case, we shall “raise standards” a bit by including some other ingredients.