You’ve probably noticed by now that whenever I make salads recipes such as the Non-Dairy Stuffed Avocado BLT Salad or the North African Cucumber Salad, they are rich both in ingredients and flavors but still work well as healthy meal options. Nothing beats an all in one meal which Read more
I introduce you yet another taste of my Zambia heritage, Ifisashi, a dish which incorporates peanut flour in the recipe. Ifisashi is a Bemba noun derived from the verb Ukusashila, which in a cooking context refers to the mixing of a dish with peanut flour.
Ifisashi is typically made with leafy vegetables such as collard greens, pumpkin leaves or as in the case of this recipe, my favorite, mustard greens. There are some recipes for making Ifisashi which involve meat, poultry or fish dishes.
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This summer, has been or perhaps was a bountiful harvest season for me. The truth is I don’t want to let this summer go. I don’t care that Memorial Day, came and went because the calendar still says summer, which means I can continue to enjoy whatever perks of the season are remaining including eating fresh vegetables from home gardens.
Between picking leafy vegetables from the pots on my balcony which were planted by my Mother and receiving produce from coworker’s and friend’s gardens, I had to start becoming more creative with what I did with the bountifulness because I do not like to waste any food. Read more