Foutou banani, Sauce arachide

Ivory Coast food
“Foutou” (pronunciation is like “foot”) is a dish popular in Akan countries including Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire. It comes in the form of a ball made ​​from dense cassava, plantain or yam and is eaten with a sauce on the side. Here I post “Foutou banani” (pounded yam and plantain) and “Sauce arachide” (peanut stew).

Foutou banani, Sauce gombo

Ivory Coast food
“Foutou” (pronunciation is like “foot”) is a dish popular in Akan countries including Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire. It comes in the form of a ball made ​​from dense cassava, plantain or yam and is eaten with a sauce on the side. Here I post “Foutou banani” (pounded yam and plantain) and “Sauce gombo” (ladyfinger stew). Ladyfinger is chopped and it makes the soup a bit “slimy” and viscous.

Foutou banani, Sauce graine

Ivory Coast food
“Foutou” (pronunciation is like “foot”) is a dish popular in Akan countries including Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire. It comes in the form of a ball made ​​from dense cassava, plantain or yam and is eaten with a sauce on the side. Here I post “Foutou banani” (pounded yam and plantain) and “Sauce graine” (literally “sauce of seed”) which is made from palmnut.

Igname

Ivory coast food
Igname(sometimes called like “Nyom”) is Yam which is major crop and might be eaten by every tribe in Coastal areas in west Africa include Ivory coast(Côte d’Ivoire). Today fried Igname is one of favorite dish served often in Maquis(local restaurant).

Pounded yam, Egusi

Nigeria food
Pounded Yam is a kind of Fufu recipe that is made from boiled yam or white yam flour. Yam root (or flour) is mashed and beaten together by using a mortar and pestle to create a thick paste or dough. Egusi, a soup thickened with ground egusi seed goes very well as accompaniment.