- Thaaank YOU to whoever sent me a box of gourmet love this week! Tonight I get to pop a bottle of booze free champagne to celebrate border crossing approval for a group of 25 women's human rights defenders escaping the Taliban. #FuckYeahThank heavens for @amy.l.blain who included a #saltedchocolate #rye #cookie in my box of @threemillsbakery goody delivery today, or I'd have gone from 10 till 9 with nothing at all to eat! @tilbarealdairy #glassofmilk #milkandcookiesI ate! ... I cooked, and I ate! #HainaneseChickenRice, SusanStyle: cooked in the #slowcooker served with loads of #fresh #greensauce, #sesameoil and #sweetsoysauce. I'm feeling good for the #micronutrients from all that #ginger #garlic #onion #coriander, I haven't had any 9f those for a very long time.
Tag Archives: Congo
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
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
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
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