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Maize Porridge (Nsima) Recipe

June 27, 2016 | by Lisa | vegetables, sides, bread

Nsima is a thick maize porridge and is the staple food of Malawi. It is used to scoop up ndiwo, which is a relish primarily made with leafy greens.

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Corn Fufu Recipe

May 27, 2016 | by Annie | vegetables, sides, bread

Fufu is a food staple in Central and Western Africa. Fufu is made with water and either corn flour, manioc (cassava) tubers or flour, yams, semolina, rice, potato flakes, or plantains. It is served with saucy main dishes, soups, and stews.

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Golden Falafel Recipe

May 12, 2016 | by Annie | vegetables, sides, bread

Falafel (fa’lafel) is a Middle-Eastern dish of deep fried chickpea balls. The chickpeas are mashed and seasoned then fried to golden brown. Falafel is often served stuffed into pita bread with fresh vegetables or with a dipping sauce.

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Potato Dumplings Recipe

May 10, 2016 | by Annie | vegetables, sides, bread

Potato dumplings can be served as a side dish or added to your favorite stew or soup recipes. Potato dumplings are German in origin. They are delicious and easy to prepare with a little surprise in the middle. Potato Dumplings are a staple at my house.

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Brazilian Rice Fritters Recipe

May 1, 2016 | by Annie | vegetables, sides, bread

Rice fritters are a popular Brazilian street food. They are crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside. They also taste great, are easy to prepare, and can be served with just about anything.

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Perfect Pickled Peppers Recipe

| by Annie | vegetables, sides, bread

A friend shared this recipe for canned jalapenos some years ago. She loved sweet pickled jalapenos but needed to avoid the sugar because of her diabetes. She came up with this cold-packed recipe using Necta Sweet saccharine and it has become my family’s favorite canned jalapeno recipe. These peppers are not overly sweet tasting and stay exceptionally crunchy. My husband occasionally adds sliced onions and garlic for some extra zest.

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Chutni Gashneez (Afghan Cilantro Chutney) Recipe

January 5, 2016 | by Annie | appetizers

Cilantro Chutney is a lightly sweet and tangy accompaniment for many Afghan meat dishes. My husband loves this recipe!

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Kimchi Recipe

May 27, 2015 | by Lisa | vegetables, sides, bread

Kimchi, a spicy and slightly sweet Korean dish, is made with pickled cabbage, ginger and garlic. It is the most common Korean side dish and is served at almost every meal.

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Corn Fritters Recipe

August 23, 2011 | by Annie | vegetables, sides, bread

Roslyn was renown for her corn fritters in The Secret Life of Bees!

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Dodo (Fried Plantains) Recipe

March 16, 2011 | by Marilyn | vegetables, sides, bread

Nigerians eat plantains for a starchy side dish. Their skin should be yellowish green for this dish – if skins are too black (very ripe), plantains will be too sweet and not starchy enough. Plantains can be found in your local supermarket.

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Sausage, Walnut and Apple Dressing

August 26, 2010 | by Annie | vegetables, sides, bread

A wonderful blend of sausage, apples and walnuts make this bread dressing recipe extraodinary.

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Fresh Spring Rolls Recipe

August 10, 2010 | by Marilyn | appetizers, vegetables, sides, bread

These Fresh Spring Rolls, a popular dim sum dish, are filled with crisp vegetables.  The sauces for these spring rolls complement their garden fresh flavor.

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