Food From Across Africa: Recipes to Share

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Discover the amazing cuisine of Africa with this beautiful full-color cookbook featuring classical and modern African dishes.

With its diverse, delicious flavors, African food is “some of the best on the planet,” yet remains little known to many in the wider world. To introduce this wonderful cuisine, Duval Timothy, Jacob Fodio Todd, and Folayemi Brown started their popular bi-monthly London supper club The Groundnut to showcase the food of their childhoods, dishes that reflect their heritage in Western and Eastern Africa.

Based on their sold-out events, Food from Across Africa features both traditional recipes, many of which have been passed down through the generations, as well as experimental dishes using new ingredients and combinations: from the fragrant and ubiquitous West African dish, jollof rice, to innovative modern offerings like aromatic star anise and coconut chicken served in a steaming plantain leaf. Food from Across Africa includes nine complete menus with dishes that complement and enhance one another—from cocktails and juices to main courses, vegetables, sides, and desserts. Instead of making explicit distinctions, the menus represent the way these dishes fit together, whether attached by season, dominant flavors, or by another unifying point of inspiration.

Easy to follow and cook, each recipe includes a short history and uses ingredients found in local markets. Pork in Tamarind, Mustard Prawns, Baked Broccoli Falafel, Pineapple Jam, Spinach & Green Bean Salad with Peanut Pesto, Banana Almond Cake, Pickled Peppers, Baked Plantain, and much more—the mouthwatering fare in Food from Across Africa is meant to be eaten communally, with family, friends, and neighbors, and enjoyed with all the senses. “Our food encourages tactility, with influences form our childhoods growing up eating freshly picked mangoes sprinkled with salty chili powder, being served juice in a peeled, cored, and squeezed orange and hand rolling and dunking balls of eba into okra soup then straight into your mouth.”

A celebration of a fascinating and flavorful culture, bursting with dozens of gorgeous full-color photos, Food from Across Africa is a bounty of delights, presenting food that is simple, balanced, beautiful, and fabulous to share.

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Discover the diverse, delicious flavors of Africa with modern and traditional recipes from the chefs of the sold-out London supper club The Groundnut

Experience the food of Africa with three energetic and imaginative chefs, Duval Timothy, Jacob Fodio Todd, and Folayemi Brown, all native Londoners with family origins in different parts of the African continent, on a mission to showcase the food of their childhoods. Featuring both recipes that have been passed down through generations and experimental dishes using new ingredients and combinations, the Groundnut chefs have brought a fresh perspective and passion to traditional East and West African cuisines unlike any other, presenting food that is simple, balanced, beautiful, and fabulous to share.

Learn to make jollof rice, the fragrant and ubiquitous West African dish, or innovative offerings like aromatic star anise and coconut chicken served in a steaming plantain leaf. Here are nine complete menus reflecting the pop-up style of the Groundnut dinner series, including cocktails and juices, main courses, vegetables, sides, and desserts, which are meant to be eaten communally, with family, friends, and neighbors, and enjoyed with all the senses. Enhanced by colorful photographs, fascinating histories, and easy, healthy preparations, Food From Across Africa will leave you asking why it’s taken you this long to explore the delights of African cooking.

The Groundnut Story

In January 2012 we started a bimonthly supper club called The Groundnut.

The aim we had in mind was to draw attention to traditional recipes, both inherited and adapted, as  well as to explore new ingredients and combinations.

African food is some of the best on the planet. It is easily shopped for and cooked, yet remains for some reason off the culinary radar of most people in the United States.

We want to change that. —Duval, Jacob, and Folayemi

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Duval is a multidisciplinary artist and designer.

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