Grains of paradise – Maniguette Chicken


Grains of paradise or the more common name Maniguette Pepper makes me shiver with pleasure. This spice is so useful to so many different things. It’s not really a pepper but related to ginger, cardamom and turmeric. Previously on this blog written about it. Sure it’s just a kind of spice but alas much more…

Doro wat – Ethiopian chicken in pepper sauce


Since I love to travel, and be happy in all sorts of ways to take me to a country that I never or hardly ever visited. So I travel happily through food. A little different but still rewarding way to get you. And a lot kinder to your wallet. Ethiopiska kitchen is a fantastic kitchen…

White Tonka Smudge cake with cream cheese and raspberry


White Tonka Smudge cake with cream cheese and raspberry 2 eggs 200ml sugar 100g melted butter 175 ml flour ½ grated tonkabean 100 ml of raspberry 100 g of cream cheese Beat eggs and sugar until fluffy. Pour in the melted butter. Mix flour and tonka bean and mix it all together. Spread the batter…

Shlada bel betona – Moroccon tunasalad


Tuna salad is a very common dish in Morocco. However, usually served not as the main course, but as a side dish to chicken or other food. This salad tastes fresh Moroccan spices and a fresh tone of lemon. Shlada bel betona  2 cups cooked rice 1 can of tuna in water (drained) 1 finely…

Khobz – bread from Morocco


Since bread is a very important aspect of a dinner in Morocco , not only to be eaten also to be using the bread instead of a knife and fork . Therefore it is particularly important to have a little crispier surface , in order to take up the tagine or couscous with the bread….

Goat cheese sallad with beetroot


Goat cheese salad with beetroot Today’s salad but it is perfect as an appetizer too. Get the ingredients but they are with, speak in a clear voice that they are there on the plate. Recommend a fruity balsamic, please Verrini Munari Rosso, my favorite. You can find it at OLiOLi shop 4 cooked beetroot 8…

Like to win a nice uniqe prize from DinnerBank?


Since I’ve missed you all and have been absent for a while, so I thought a contest might be a good thing right now. Well it’s not the first time we are running a contest here at Dinner Bank.  The price is a smart solution in the kitchen. A really aids that will make your…

Socca – french pancakes with chickpea flour and spices


Try these pancakes! Million Frenchmen can not be wrong, right? Remember when I ate these in Nice and Monaco. They’re really good. They may look like ordinary pancakes with chickpea flour and spices makes them really good. Socca – pancakes with chickpea flour and spices 200 ml of chickpea 3-4 tbsp olive oil 0.5 tsp…

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…