Tag Archives: yam

Chorizo Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

I like sweet potatoes and yams.  West Africa has a kind of sweet potato that is white inside instead of orange.  I like that too 🙂  But I don’t care much for sweet potato fries with the added coating to … Continue reading

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Capitaine: Nile Perch with Twice Cooked Yams

When my husband was in the Peace Corps, he recalls seeing them pull a Capitaine/Nile perch from the Niger river that was the size of a man!  No more.   The river is not what it used to be and with … Continue reading

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Shrimp, Avocado and Yam Salad Revisited

Yams have been cultivated in Asia and Africa since 8000 B.C.  and are related to the large West African manioc root, igname , that we like best cooked like french fries and dipped into some wicked fresh green chilie. I … Continue reading

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