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Month: January 2021

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Best African grocery stores in Chicago

If you are an African in Chicago finding your cultural food is often a chore because most African stores tend to be far from your house or work. If you are new to the city you may not know where the stores are located. We’ve identified the African grocery stores in the city, with a …

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1. Heat the Iberia Vegetable Oil over low heat in a small skillet, then cook the scallions and Iberia Chopped Garlic until tender. 2. Place the remaining ingredients (except the oil and mojo Vinaigrette) in a food processor until smooth. Refrigerate the mixture for 30 minutes. 3. Preheat the oven to 250° F and bring …


Ackee and Saltfish

How to Cook Ackee and Saltfish

To prepare the dish, saltfish also known as cod fish is sautéed with boiled ackee, onions, Scotch Bonnet peppers, tomatoes and spices (black pepper, all-purpose and jerk seasoning). It is usually served as breakfast or dinner alongside breadfruit, hard dough bread, dumplings, fried plantain, or boiled green bananas. Ackee and Saltfish can also be eaten with …

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What is Breadfruit?

Breadfruit. Panbwa. Pana. This versatile crop has as many monikers as it does uses! Seen in recipes across the globe, it’s a staple for millions. It finds its roots throughout South and Southeast Asia and around the 18th century, it was introduced to the Caribbean islands. Today it can be found in the islands of …

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