African Recipes

A tasty meatballs tajine in a zesty tomato sauce topped with cooked eggs


This exotic African dish is a flavorful combination of ingredients! This one pot meal is ...

This African recipe definitely has a punch of flavor!


This African recipe definitely has a punch of flavor!

Hertzog Cookies with a glass of milk.

Hertzog Cookies

These cookies or jam and coconut tartlets are known as Hertzog koekies in South Africa ...

Completely brewed and ready to be cooled for use later. It takes about 30 minutes for it to cool to a temperature it can be managed.

Liquid Throat Swab (Gargle)

When my throat gets scratchy or sore, I brew a cup of this homemade gargle ...

A gray ceramic bowl filled with a vibrant orange sauce.

Peri Peri Sauce Recipe

Have a taste for a little extra spice? Try this top-notch homemade peri peri sauce ...

Artichoke-Topped Portobello Mushrooms on a serving plate.

Artichoke-Topped Portobello Mushrooms

This is a big hit with my family! I serve only 1 mushroom with a ...

Enjoy this tasty and easy Shakshuka Recipe of eggs poached in a slightly spicy smoky flavorful tomato sauce with onions, garlic, and sweet red bell pepper all topped with fresh parsley and Feta Cheese.

Easy Shakshuka Recipe

Enjoy this tasty and easy Shakshuka Recipe of eggs poached in a slightly spicy smoky ...

Cheesy Turkey Bacon Sliders

A Savory and filling dinner

Two slices of Quick & Easy Breakfast Pie with salsa.

Quick & Easy Breakfast Pie

Lots of people call this a "quiche" and I guess that is what it is... ...

A platter of Fantastic French Fries.

Fantastic French Fries

An easy and very tasty recipe for oven-baked crispy french fries. Serve with your favorite ...

Grilled pita bread stuffed with ground beef, vegetables and a mix of spices.


Packed with flavor, this Egyptian sandwich recipe is delicious and will surprise both you and ...

Balsamic braised kale.

Balsamic Braised Kale

I have found that I can consume my weight in kale in multiple ways. Here ...

African Chicken Stew

This stew is aromatic and flavorful with a rich tomato sauce.

I named this recipe after my niece Krissy.  She thinks Carrots are boring by themselves.  I made this recipe just for her and she will never look at Carrots the same way ever again.

Krissy's Roasted Carrots

Savory, Sweet, and Spicy Roast Carrots. Carrots are a vegetable that is well used ...

Ghana Butter Bread

I've had this recipe for a while, but I never made it until recently. ...

A plate of chicken wings tossed in a red sauce


With only 3 ingredients, you can transform most proteins from ordinary to something special using ...

Lamb cooked in a tagine cookware with a bowl of rice in the background.

African Lamb Tagine

If you like to experiment in the kitchen with new ways of cooking and definitely ...

A couscous salad served on a white plate next to green beans.

Moroccan Couscous Salad

For an exotic combination of spices and fresh ingredients, try this fabulous recipe! It's such ...

An egg with tomato sauce served in a white plate with a loaf of bread next to it.


This Shakshouka dish is packed with flavor! These poached eggs in a spicy tomato sauce ...

One sausage link on a plate.

North African Merguez

This spicy lamb sausage has a great earthy flavor! The combination of ingredients makes this ...

Mushroom & Clove Spaghetti

Mushroom & Clove Spaghetti

I love mushrooms and spaghetti, so this sounds like a win win. I made this ...

Marinated Mixed Roasted Veggies

Great side dish even better if you use a grill

All the goodness of fresh vegetables and richness of meat in one pot!

Cachupa Rica

My step son is from Cape Verde and he visits his grandmother whenever he can ...

Toast the nuts and seeds....but not the sesame seeds until the end because they can burn quickly.  I let the nuts and seeds cool a bit and then blend them with the spices.

Dukkah (Egyptian Nut/Spice)

I first heard about this in a magazine flying from Seattle to Fairbanks and was ...