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Manioc ‘Yucca’ Tots

On my recent trip to Abidjan, Ivory Coast, I stumbled on an old favorite childhood snack while at the market. I can only describe it as tater tots made out of yucca root. By Francine Holmes Yucca root (Manihot esculenta), … Continue reading

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Fried Plantains – “Alloco”

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

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