African countries import $50bn worth of food annually – AfDB

African countries import nearly 50 billion dollars net of food annually, according to the African Development Bank. A statement by AfDB’s Communication and External Relations Department said the bank’s Vice President for Agriculture, Human, and Social Development, Jennifer Blanke, disclosed this at a panel discussion at the 7th Tokyo International Conference in Japan. The conference,Continue reading “African countries import $50bn worth of food annually – AfDB”

Raising Ghana’s land productivity can transform national economy

Many African countries have experienced unprecedented rates of economic growth since the turn of the century. During this period, some of these countries graduated to “lower-middle-income” status, and excitement grew about the rise of Africa’s expanding middle class. Yet their economic transformations display characteristics that could constrain future growth. Patterns of urbanisation without industrialisation, rapidContinue reading “Raising Ghana’s land productivity can transform national economy”

petit pâté (ti pâté mauricien)

Temps de préparation: 25 min Difficulté: facile Ingrédients : 500g de farine (T55) normale 4 cuillères à bouche de beurre (couper en petit cube) ½ cuillère à café de levure chimique (baking powder) sel selon le goût ½ tasse d’eau Préparation: Tamiser la farine et la levure chimique dans un grand bol. Ajouter le beurre et leContinue reading “petit pâté (ti pâté mauricien)”

How to make African tapas style Beef Suya

The dish is one of 10 essential Nigerian recipes in a collection created by recipe writer Yewande Komolafe, who grew up in Lagos and found herself searching for the heat and flavour of Nigerian food in New York. Suya is a popular Nigerian street food, made of thin strips of meat that are generously seasonedContinue reading “How to make African tapas style Beef Suya”


NOVEMBER 24, 2014 Once in a while, I think it’s necessary to take a step back from my little world of Tatashey and appreciate everyone else from those who have been in the game for a while, to those just starting out and everyone else in the middle. There are so many creative minds outContinue reading “10 NIGERIAN FOOD BLOGGERS I LOVE”

Botswana set to begin beef export

August 08, 2019: With European and Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries targeted as key export markets, the commodity based trade (CBT) of beef in Botswana’s Ngamiland is set to begin. Fidelis Molao Botswana’s minister of agricultural development and food security said the official launch of the CBT of beef was in making since yearsContinue reading “Botswana set to begin beef export”

Carrot with Coriander, Garlic and Cumin – Salatet Sfinari bil Kamoun

This Moroccan salad or side dish is full of flavor and requires minimal effort. The marinade is a perfect combination of basic ingredients, easy to put together and versatile as it can be used with most vegetables and fish. In Libya similar salads (steamed or boiled vegetables such as carrots, pumpkin, or broad beans and artichokesContinue reading “Carrot with Coriander, Garlic and Cumin – Salatet Sfinari bil Kamoun”

Le Bonava, un ragout d’agneau à la mauritanienne

Aujourd’hui nous allons aborder une recette de ragout d’agneau, issus de la tradition mauritanienne, et appeléBonava. Peut être certain y verrons certaines ressemblance avec la recette du tajine tel qu’on le prépare chez les voisins du Nord de la Mauritanie, le Maroc et la Tunisie ; et bien ce n’est pas faux ! Les recettes sontContinue reading “Le Bonava, un ragout d’agneau à la mauritanienne”

Yassa yapp

La recette de yassa à la viande grillée ou « yassa lakk yapp ». Je vous propose aujourd’hui la recette détaillée du yassa yapp. C’est une nouvelle version que je vous propose avec de la viande grillée « c’est trop bon ». L’ancienne version est disponible sur : yassa fait partie des plats sénégalais lesContinue reading “Yassa yapp”

East Africa Meat Carnival: African Delicacies Served at the Event.

Food lovers from around the city gathered together for another deliciously organized ‘East African Meat Carnival’ on Saturday for an irresistibly tasteful meat fiesta at The Gardens in Najeera. The fast growing series of food events sponsored by Tusker lite had guests trickling in as early as 2:00pm as they enjoyed the afternoon’s outdoor cookingContinue reading “East Africa Meat Carnival: African Delicacies Served at the Event.”