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Making fufu the Congolese way

I have been missing Africa lately. I was overjoyed when a friend of mine bought me some cassava flour; I knew I wanted to use it to make fufu. Fufu is the starch staple of large parts of Africa, but … Continue reading

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Goat cutlets with peanut sauce

Goat is the most common meat in the Congo. The infrastructure isn’t good enough to sustain big agribusiness, so the overwhelming majority of food is local grown and locally consumed. In Kinshasa, a popular pastime is to go out with … Continue reading

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Christmas at the proles in Kinshasa

I spent my last two Christmases in the Democratic Republic of Congo. I had a wonderful Christmas at home this year. We had an incredible feast with cider glazed ham, stuffed turkey, potatoes roasted in duck fat, sweet roast pumpkin, green … Continue reading

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Kinshasa Breakfast | Breakfast in Kinshasa (petit déjeuner à Kin)

The first time I went to the Democratic Republic of Congo, I stayed with a Law Professor from the University of Kinshasa. He also spent some time on staff at the University of Portland in the United States. The head … Continue reading

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