#instavisiterlafrique: Top 10 pictures from September 12th-18th 2016

#instavisiterlafrique: Top 10 pictures from September 12th-18th 2016

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You probably know that Instagram is the social media platform of choice for travellers. To this end, we share your best pictures stamped with our #visiterlafrique hashtag on the daily. Every Monday, our editorial team will be sharing our personal favourite shots.   1. Marrakech, Maroc w/ @sabribeny The couple of the week. Marrakech, Morrocco […]

Recipe: Mango Lemon Purée

Recipe: Mango Lemon Purée

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Serves 2 to 4 people. Preparation time: 7 minutes / Cooking time: 0 minutes What you’ll need 1 ripe mango 1 lemon (juice and zest Direction Zest the lemon and keep aside Peel the mango Dice the flesh and put in a blender with lemon juice. Look out of pips!!! Thoroughly blend the mixture. For […]

#instavisiterlafrique: Top 10 pictures from September 5th-11th 2016

#instavisiterlafrique: Top 10 pictures from September 5th-11th 2016

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You probably know that Instagram is the social media platform of choice for travellers. To this end, we share your best pictures stamped with our #visiterlafrique hashtag on the daily. Every Monday, our editorial team will be sharing our personal favourite shots.   1. Cameroun w/ @traveltalesgh Our dish of the week hails from Cameroon. […]

Recipe: Veal and Mint Stew with Yam

Recipe: Veal and Mint Stew with Yam

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Serves 6 to 12 people. Preparation time: 25 minutes. Cooking time: 40 minutes   Yam Preparation time: 10 minutes / Cooking time: 10 to 15 minutes   What you’ll need 1 tuber of yam around2 kgs 2 ½ cups of hot water Salt Directions Place a water filled bowl near your work station. On a […]

#instavisiterlafrique: Top 10 pictures from August 8th-14th 2016

#instavisiterlafrique: Top 10 pictures from August 8th-14th 2016

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As you may know, Instagram is the social media platform of choice for travellers. To this end, we share your best pictures stamped with our #visiterlafrique hashtag on the daily. Every Monday, our editorial team will be sharing some our personal favourite shots.   1. Mbouda, Cameroon w/ @geraldine.debordeaux A small glass of palm wine […]

#instavisiterlafrique: Top 10 pictures from August 1st-8th 2016

#instavisiterlafrique: Top 10 pictures from August 1st-8th 2016

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You probably know that Instagram is the social media platform of choice for travellers. To this end, we share your best pictures stamped with our #visiterlafrique hashtag on the daily. Every Monday, our editorial team will be sharing our personal favourite shots.   1.Sahara desert, Maroc w/ @doyoutravel Trek in the heart of the Sahara. […]

Recipe: Fresh papaya with lime zest

Recipe: Fresh papaya with lime zest

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Serves 2-4 people. Prep time: 10 minutes. Cook time: 0 mins   What you’ll need 1 papaya (around 630 g) 1 lime Preparation Wash fruits and wipe them with a clean cloth Grate the lime to remove the zest and keep it aside Cut the papaya in half lengthwise With a teaspoon, remove the seeds […]

The journey begins on your plate!

The journey begins on your plate!

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The journey begins on your plate!African cuisine abounds in treasures unknown to the general public. It encompasses wonderful gastronomical traditions which offer an infinite range of tastes, colours and textures.   I invite you to rediscover this culinary heritage with some of my delicious new, quick and easy recipes as well as popular classics and […]

5 MUST-TRY restaurants in Dakar

5 MUST-TRY restaurants in Dakar

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Planning a vacation as we enter these warm summer months? Look no further: Dakar has always been a top tourist destination. If you’ve pencilled in a few days/weeks for yourself here, these five dining spots are un-missable.   Chez Loutcha  A senegalese canteen (among other things) in the heart of Dakar! Located in the center […]

The health benefits of Bissap

The health benefits of Bissap

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Bissap (aka sobolo or zobo) might be the most popular drink in Senegal. It’s the local drink of choice closely tailed by ginger juice and bouye. North of the country during Ramadan in the Fouta region, this refreshment flows from taps when it’s time to break fast. Bissap is a drink made from a variety […]