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As many of my Facebook followers know, I started my first garden a few months ago. For a novice on the learning curve, I have to admit that it has been doing quite well aside from a few hiccups. … Continue reading
Alloco is a very popular dish from Ivory Coast and many of the Ivorian narrative centers around a plate of Alloco. It is a dish of fried ripe plantains and it is typically eaten in the afternoon usually with fried … Continue reading
by Francine Holmes ‘Gnamakoudji’ as it is called in my native Ivory Coast or translated literally ‘ginger water’ is the ultimate tonic, that is seen by some as somewhat of a cure all. It is made with ginger which has … Continue reading
By Francine Holmes What is it with our new-found obsession with Shea butter, is it really that new? It’s interesting that in recent years, Shea butter has become the ‘new’ miracle product. You would find it in almost everything. Shea … Continue reading