Gochu Twigim (Korean Streetfood)

Feeds 4 – 6 people Ingredients 12 Spanish peppers For the filling: 500 gr ground beef 4 tbsp Sesame oil 4-5 chopped cloves of garlic 1 finely chopped yellow onion 4 tbsp grated carrots 1 1/2 tspn sugar 1 tbsp salt 1/2 tbsp white pepper Tempura batter: 3 dl cake flour (normal flour works just…

Ghanian Okro Soup: A soup where the earth meets the sea

When I think of Arabic cuisine (and by Arabic cuisine I mean food that stems from North Africa, the Levant, and the Arab Gulf) I think of a kitchen that is wide and varied and full of culinary delights. The Arabic kitchen is, for me, like walking into a neatly filed archiving room where meat…

Ghanian Okro Soup

Serves 6-7 people Ingredients 2 kg lamb shoulder 6 -7 cat fish fillets 500 gm Vanamei Shrimp 500 gm small blue shell crabs 2 bags of frozen Okra or 1 1/2 kg of fresh Okra 9 vine tomatoes 3 dl Palm Oil (aka Zumi) 3 dl Vegetable Oil  3 large yellow onions 8 -9 garlic…

West African dishes and the art of eating closely

One of the most important ingredients prior to cooking any great feast for me is peace of mind. Clean spaces. Good light. There is a sense of promise and intention that permeates this space and generates my creativity. At the start of the day my mind slowly starts to assemble flavor combinations, delegating each task…

Thierre- traditional Senegalese dish

Serves 6-7 people Ingredients For the millet: 250 grams of millet 1 can of red kidney beans 1 can of white broad beans 2 cups of black raisins 2-3 tbsp sugar Tomate broth to your preference 6 -7 chicken drumsticks 2 kg lamb shoulder (cut into cubes) 2 large carrots 2 Parsnips 1 Aubergine 1…