The African Cookbook Project

just read about the African Cookbook Project.

You can submit your favourite African recipe at:
questions (at)

Off the top of my head and based on the recipes I’ve published here at, I would say banana bread.

I’m sending an email to Blantyre to ask my mom…

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Nchenga-nchenga is my nickname. is my online playground, scrap book, and on-going collection of bookmarks and interesting quotes. Chiperoni is a Malawian term for cold, grey, rainy weather. I am a bridge blogger somewhere between Basel and Blantyre. The opinions and comments expressed here are my own personal opinions and do not represent my employer's view in anyway. So far, this blog is free of advertising or paid articles or similar.


  1. Thanks for the tip, Fran – the book is available on Amazon. Now I just have to find some green bananas in Basel…

  2. I’ve yet to make it to Uganda, but I’ve tried my hand at matoke and peanut sauce, thanks to Jolly Gonahasa’s Taste of Uganda: Recipes for traditional dishes. If you know of any African cookbooks you recommend, please let me know at fran (at)

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