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The world’s second largest continent offers cuisines which are deep in flavour and laden with warm spices. Find jollof beans, bobotie and tagines.

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Kerkennah-style grilled prawns

Prawn recipes

Kerkennah-style grilled prawns

Grilled prawns are paired with kerkennaise, a spiced tomato sauce from Tunisia in this delicious barbecue recipe from chef Ben...

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Tunisian-style chopped tuna salad

Tuna recipes

Tunisian-style chopped tuna salad

A popular salad across Tunisia, this has as many variations as there are cooks making it. Our tuna chopped salad...

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Seafood and spinach pottage with spuds

African recipes

Seafood and spinach pottage with spuds

Lerato Umah-Shaylor shares her recipe for traditional Nigerian yam porridge or pottage (see Know-how, below). Hers is packed with juicy...

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Sesame suya chicken

African recipes

Sesame suya chicken

This suya chicken recipe from Lerato Umah-Shaylor has all the enchanting spicing of the much-loved Nigerian chicken dish, but swaps...

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Braised pork and apple with scotch bonnet

Pork recipes from around the world

Braised pork and apple with scotch bonnet

This braised pork and apple one-pot from Lerato Umah-Shaylor, author of Africana, has scotch bonnet chilli heat tempered by sweet...

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Herby tamarind lamb with baked jollof rice

Alternative Christmas roast recipes

Herby tamarind lamb with baked jollof rice

This tamarind and herb-stuffed lamb leg with baked jollof rice recipe is a celebratory Senegalese-inspired one-pot by award-winning author and...

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Spicy braai sole with polenta, peppers and spinach

African recipes

Spicy braai sole with polenta, peppers and spinach

Nokx Majozi, head pie maker at London’s Holborn Dining Room, grew up in South Africa and was inspired from an...

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Merguez sausages with crispy chickpeas and preserved lemon yogurt

African recipes

Merguez sausages with crispy chickpeas and preserved lemon yogurt

Merguez sausages with crispy, roasted chickpeas makes a flavoursome alternative to bangers and mash. Serve with dollops of lemony yogurt....

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Pumpkin pancakes (Pampoenkoekies)

African recipes

Pumpkin pancakes (Pampoenkoekies)

Autumnal weekend brunches just got even better. These thick and fluffy pumpkin pancakes are popular in South Africa. Follow our...

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Smoky jollof rice

African recipes

Smoky jollof rice

Jollof rice gets a smoky flavour boost in this delicious jollof recipe from Lerato Umah-Shaylor. One helping is never enough....

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Garden egg stew

African recipes

Garden egg stew

African garden eggs (a type of aubergine) are the star of this rich Ghanaian stew Akwasi Brenya-Mensa learned from his...

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Lamb and apricot sosaties (South African kebabs)

African recipes

Lamb and apricot sosaties (South African kebabs)

Fire-cooking expert Genevieve Taylor shares her recipe for sosaties, South African kebabs made with tangy marinaded lamb. Recipes taken from...

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Preserved lemons

African recipes

Preserved lemons

With only two basic ingredients and some imaginative flavourings, preserved lemons are storecupboard stars. Make a jar or two with...

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Lamb and mint meatball tagine with chermoula

Meatball recipes

Lamb and mint meatball tagine with chermoula

This lamb and mint tagine is great with buttered couscous and a little finely chopped preserved lemon peel.

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Moroccan lamb stew with giant couscous


African recipes

Moroccan lamb stew with giant couscous


This slow cooked Moroccan inspired lamb stew uses ras-el-hanout and preserved lemon to add depth and sharpness to the rich...

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Eccles pie star wreath

Christmas baking recipes

Eccles pie star wreath

Few aromas are as festive as freshly baked mince pies and this eccles cake-style star wreath is a recipe that you...

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