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In Bibi's kitchen : the recipes and stories of grandmothers from the eight African countries that touch the Indian Ocean  Cover Image Book Book

In Bibi's kitchen : the recipes and stories of grandmothers from the eight African countries that touch the Indian Ocean

Hassan, Hawa 1982- (author.). Turshen, Julia, (author.). Farah, Khadija M., (photographer.). May, Jennifer, (photographer.).


Summary: "Grandmothers from eight eastern African countries welcome you into their kitchens to share flavorful recipes and stories of family, love, and tradition in this transporting cookbook-meets-travelogue"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781984856739
  • ISBN: 1984856731
  • ISBN: 9781984856746
  • Physical Description: print
    281 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: Emeryville : Ten Speed Press, 2020.

Contents / Notes

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Pantry : ingredients and equipment. -- Eritrea. -- Kicha (Eritreaen flatbreads) -- Kicha fit fit (torn flatbreads with spiced butter and yogurt) -- Zebhi hamli (stewed spinach) -- Shahan ful (mashed limas with onions, tomatoes, and chiles) -- Firgir (stewed injera with meat, tomatoes, and onions) -- Berbere spice mix -- Shiro (ground chickpea stew) -- Doro wat (stewed chicken legs with berbere and eggs) -- Buna (Eritrean coffee). -- Somalia. -- Canjeero (sourdough pancakes) -- Sabaayad (Somali flatbreads) -- Xawaash spice mix -- Somali cilantro and green chile pepper sauce -- Bariis (basmati rice pilaf with raisins) -- Spiced chicken and onion samosas -- Digaag qumbe (chicken stew with yogurt and coconut) -- Beef suqaar -- Somali beef stew -- Suugo suqaar (pasta sauce with beef) -- Shaah cadays (Somali spiced tea with milk). -- Kenya. -- Kachumbari (tomato and onion salad) -- Mango chile sauce -- Mukimo (mashed green split peas, corn, and potatoes) -- Sautéed cabbage -- Mukimo with onions and greens -- Sukuma wiki (greens with tomatoes) -- Kunde (black-eyed peas and tomatoes in peanut sauce) -- Chicken biryani -- Basboosa (semolina cake) -- Fresh carrot drink. -- Tanzania. -- Ajemi bread with carrots and green pepper -- Quick stewed eggplant with coconut -- Zanzibar pilau (rice pilaf) -- Harees with chicken (stewed cracked wheat and chicken) -- Matoke with steamed spinach (stewed plantains with pink beans, beef, and coconut milk) -- Famous lasagna -- Spiced fried fish -- Date bread -- Ndizi kaanga (fried plantains) -- Kaimati (crispy coconut dumplings in cardamom syrup) -- Fresh mango juice. -- Mozambique. -- Xima (smooth cornmeal porridge) -- Mbowa (leafy greens in coconut sauce) -- Tseke com peix frito (local spinach with curry sauce and crispy fried fish) -- Coril de peix com coco (marinated fish in coconut sauce) -- Plantains with coconut and prawns -- Piri piri sauce -- Prego rolls (steak and piri piri sandwiches) -- Bolo polana (cashew and potato cake) -- Rum with homemade berry soda. -- South Africa. -- Chakalaka (spicy vegetable relish) -- Chakalaka and cheddar braaibroodjies (grilled sandwich) -- Imifino (wild greens with corn porridge) -- Denningvleis (sweet-and-sour braised lamb with tamarind) -- Malva pudding cake -- Iced rooibos tea with orange, cloves, and cinnamon. -- Madagascar. -- Mofo gasy (yeasted rice and coconut pancakes) -- Lasary legioma (tomato relish) -- Carrot salad with vinaigrette -- Tsaramaso Malagasy (traditional Malagasy white beans) -- Akoho misy Sakamalao (chicken thighs with garlic, ginger, and coconut oil) -- Braised oxtails -- Katilesy (beef and potato fritters) -- Kadaka akondro (green plaintains with braised beef) -- Mofo akondro (banana fritters) -- Sliced papaya with vanilla cream -- Ginger spritz. -- Comoros. -- Sweet pea soup with coconut and ginger -- Ambrevades au curry (curried pigeon peas) -- Roti ya ya houma pampa (salt cod with tomatoes and onions) -- M'tsolola (fish, yuca, green plantains, and coconut milk stew) -- Grilled lobster tails with vanilla sauce -- Sweet vermicelli noodles with cardamom and butter -- Roho (Comorian wedding sweet) -- Watermelon juice with lime, ginger, and mint.
Subject: Cooking, Eastern African
Cooking Africa, Eastern
Cooking Indian Ocean Region
Women Africa, Eastern Interviews
Grandmothers Africa, Eastern Interviews
Africa, Eastern Description and travel
Indian Ocean Region Description and travel
HOUSE & HOME / General
Cooking, Eastern African
Eastern Africa
Indian Ocean Region
Genre: Cookbooks.

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