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African Cooking (Foods of the World)
African Cooking - Foods of the World
Author: Laurens van der Post
None. But Table of Contents as Follows: I My Continent: A Personal View II The Ancient World of Ethiopia III New Cuisines for New Nations IV In the Highlands of E. Africa V The World of Portuguese Africa VI E and W Meet the Cape VII Great Cooking from Rich Farms VIII On the Track of the Voortrekkers
ISBN: 297650
Publication Date: 1970
Pages: 208
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Publisher: Time Life
Book Type: Hardcover
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The noted author Laurens van der Post gives an engrossing account of his Africa and the African food. Written in 1977 this is still a cookbook classic. Many color photos delightfully illustrate this book. I would not be listing it if I did not have two copies. Sampling of recipes: (all titles are in the language of the African country of origin and English - I'll use English) - Fresh Vegetables with Garlic and Ginger (Ethiopia); Yam Paste Balls (West Africa); Zanzibar Duck; Fish and Shrimp Stew (Mozambique); Pickled Fish (South Africa); Dried Fruit Curry (South Africa); Ostrich Omelet: Yellow Coconut Pudding (Angola); and many, many more