Cafe Touba – Gambian spicy Coffee


  When I was in The Gambia , West Africa , a few years ago so I drank often this coffee. It really is very good and tastes fantastic. However, I am not so clever as they pour between the cups as long jets of water . But it tastes great anyway. It took a…

Selim pepper – a useful friend


Selim Pepper is a lovely useful condiment that goes with everything from coffee to meat.  Its aromatic notes makes it suitable for everything. It is sharp but not strong or pungent. It has some eucalyptus tones that makes it so good in chocolate and beverages. You can find it here at OLiOLI shop  and Gerard Vivrés

North African tomato sauce


This sauce goes with everything. Its so easy and tasty. North african tomatoe sauce 5 peeled tomatoes into chunks 1 chopped yellow onion 2 crushed garlic cloves 1 tsp hot paprika 1 teaspoon cumin 0.5 tsp turmeric 1 tbsp chopped coriander 1 tablespoon chopped parsley water oil Saute the onion soft, add the garlic and…

Long Pepper Mash Potatoes


  Mashed potatoes with Long Pepper, there is only one word to describe: YUMMI These two work hand in glove together. Mashed potatoes become something completely different than what you’re used to. Try it and then you will not be wanting something different mashed potatoes then this one! 6 potatoes mealy any time, cooked hot…

Maniguette pepper – Grains of Paradise


Maniguette pepper also called Grains of Paradise. Which is really an appropriate name for it. For it tastes fantastic.  A spice that comes from Cameroon and used in cooking and also in traditional naturopathy. Something between pepper and cardamom. The appearance reminiscent of cardamom but when you smell it, you notice the difference, also with…

Tonka Mango cake with chocolate candy


  Sometimes the urge for something sweet too strong. You know what I mean right? Then fit this cake perfectly. Fast, easy and tastes like the ones you buy ready-made. Tonka beans I just had from OLiOLi was smelling fantastic! And had bought some once time molds wanted to test so it was perfect to test them…

Spanish fish and mussels stew – a fantastic cheap gourmé dish


Spanish fish and mussel stew 1 kg mussels 200g cod or other white fish into cubes 1 chopped yellow pepper 1 chopped yellow onion 3 pressed garlic cloves 1 chopped Zucchini 1 chopped tomato 1 fish stock or fund 100 ml of tomato juice 1 pinch saffron 2 tsp smoked paprika 1 tsp hot paprika…

Herb oil with some tips


I love fresh herbs. But unfortunately I have no green thumb and buying fresh at the store, is driven so that they will not survive at home for a long time.  So what do I do? Well, depending on the herb in question, and I’ll do in two ways. Coriander, Parsley and Dill I cut…

Spaghetti with Pecorino, Truffle Oil, confit tomatoes and Long Pepper


This dish has it all! It’s quick to prepare, taste great and are cheap. Spaghetti with Pecorino, Truffle Oil, confit tomatoes and Long Pepper 2 servings of spaghetti salt and pepper 1 finely grated Long Pepper 100 ml grated Pecorino 6-8 confit tomatoes (see previous recipe) 2 teaspoons truffle oil Boil speagetti until it is…

Confit tomatoes with garlic and herbs


Confit tomatoes gives you two wonderful things that you’ve done them.  Absolutely amazing good tasty tomatoes with a lovely herb and garlic flavor. Soft and smooth that melts on the tongue.  The oil you get after you’re done, have got a wonderful flavor of roasted tomatoes, thyme and garlic. Perfect dipping good bread into or…

Long pepper marinated Chicken fillet on Salt Rock


Love Long pepper ! The flavor it has is absolutely amazing! And since it’s Friday, so I felt like something a little extra. So I marinated chicken fillet with salt stone . So wonderful, amazing good it was . Good food does not need to have a thousand different ingredients and many hours, to taste…