Vegetarian recipes and info

Category - African Recipes

Africa is a huge continent with a wide variety of cuisines that can be grouped by location.

East Africa

North Africa

Coming soon:

Central Africa
Horn of Africa
Southern Africa
West Africa


Afro-VeganChef Bryant Terry is back with another vegan cookbook, this time a fusion of southern, African, and Caribbean cuisines. One of the things I really like about Mr. Terry’s books is that so many of the flavors and textures are new to me, so just paging through them is like reading the menus of a dozen new restaurants.

Basic Couscous

Basic boiled couscousQuick-cooking couscous makes a nice change from rice.

Bell Pepper Salad

If you like bell peppers, this beautiful salad made of roasted green and red bell peppers from North Africa (Morocco and Tunisia) will be a real treat.

Cauliflower Chickpea Tagine

Cauliflower chickpea tagineIf you have a tagine, by all means use it! But you can also make this hearty, spicy Moroccan stew in a regular pot.

Fried Plantains

Fried plaintainsPlantains taste like bananas crossed with potatoes. Fried, they make a slightly sweet, starchy accompaniment to rice and beans.


Harissa is a fiery Moroccan paste made of chilis, garlic, and spices.

Moroccan Chickpea Soup

Moroccan chickpea soupChickpeas and red pepper coulis make a fresh and flavorful soup.

Moroccan Tomato Salad

A spicy tomato salad from Morocco that goes well with just about anything from the Middle East and North Africa.

Pita Bread

This pocket bread, popular in Greece, Lebanon, and many Arab countries, is great for filled sandwiches or with dips.

Polenta and Beans

Ugali - Polenta and beansA simple recipe from Tanzania: a polenta-like porridge served with mildly spiced red beans.

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