Cameroon - vegetarian recipes
Perfect complete winter recipe, generally served with rice or fufu. This peanut sauce is also called Tigua dengue in Mali.
1 garlic clove, 1 onion, 1 shallot
1 tomato can
1 peanut butter can
1 stock cube, salt, ginger powder and chili
2 bay leaves
vegetables : 1/2 cabbage, 2 potatoes, 2 carots, 1 eggplant, 2 sweet potatoes : all is cut into big dices
Recipe of vegetable Mafe :
Frye the onion, the smashed clove and the shallot.
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long rice 350g
1 big onion (sliced)
vegetable stock 60 cl
tomatoes puree 2 tbsp
1 green piment (deseeded and chopped)
2 garlic cloves (chopped or powder)
vegetable oil 2 tbsp
Recipe of jollof rice :
Brown the onion and the garlic in a pan with the oil.
Add the tomatoes puree and stir for 3 min over medium heat.
Rince the rice with cold water, drain and pour it in the pan, add the green piment (chili) and salt.
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Assiko is a joy dance and also a healing dance from the Bassa and Beti communities. Assiko is a very fast dance, with hip ondulations and twistings combined to all kinds of acrobatics, like wearing a glass bottle on the head while dancing ! see www.youtube.com
le Makossa is a musical style born in Douala, Cameroon, enriched with several influences (congolese Rumba, Merengue from Dominican Rep, High-life from Nigeria and Ghana). Makossa was popularised out of Cameroon by artists like Manu Dibango (planetary succes of Soul makossa). Many other cameroonese artists ont métissé le Makossa with new rythms, which gave for example funky-makossa, disco-makossa, reggae-makossa, salsa-makossa or soukous-makossa Musics to dance makossa :
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Pinguis Dance is born in Douala on 2010. It's creator, Daniel Baka'a sings and dance with his group. video see www.youtube.com
Bikutsi is a traditionnal dance of the Beti community of centre and south Cameroon. In Ewondo language Bikutsi means "beat the ground".
Traditionaly it was a women's dance but it is nowadays danced by both men and women. The rythm is 6/8 clocked and stamping, the basic position is flexed legs and the chest moves are important. Bikutsi is known internationaly thanks to the group Têtes Brulées. see www.youtube.com
This fisher's dance of the coast is performed to thank the Spirits of Water. Mbaya is an energetic and provocative girl/boy dance that reflects the noise of the waves.
Beme the warthog and Zoa the elephant|
Who is Beme the warthog, this glutton, jealous and selfish character, always running after his fetish (supposed heritage from his father, and allegedly stolen) ? Beme is a mirror ! Laughing to this brother who tries to become the other, we are invited to this difficult thing, accepting to be ourselves.
Minga et la Cuillère cassée
Kulu the tortoise and Ze the panther