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Ivory Coast - soft drinks
Gnamakoudji
ivorycoast
mali
senegal
ginger juice, spiced water
Gnamakoudji drink
© pinimg.com
Drink composed of ginger, ananas, water, sugar, lemon juice and mint leaves. Shake before use. Drink chilled.




Ivory Coast - vegetarian recipes
Attieke
ivorycoast
Attieke recipe
© shopify.com
Available in cardboard boxes in dehydrated form or in plastic bags in the fresh food section, attieke is lighter and tastier than wheat couscous. This cassava brewed couscous can be microwave-cooked or cooked with a couscoussier and is generally accompanied by a hot sauce, vegan or not. For instance a hot red pepper onions sauce with fried plantains. Attieke is sometimes considered as a "poor's meal" because it can fill the belly for cheap, however it is a low calorie food and has almost no lip ... read next



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Vegetable Mafe
senegal
cameroon
ivorycoast
mali
Vegetable Mafe recipe
© linter.fr
Perfect complete winter recipe, generally served with rice or fufu. This peanut sauce is also called Tigua dengue in Mali.

Ingredients :
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.
Roast for a fe ... read next

Ivory Coast - dances
Coupé-Décalé
ivorycoast
Coupé-Décalé dance
© ledauphine.com
Dance and urban musical movement born during the 2000's in the Paris nightclubs of the ivorian diaspora. It became a real social phenomenon in Ivory Coast. Coupé-décalé is now the most danced music in West Africa and even over.
musics to dance coupé-décalé : fatigué fatigué, la Jet Set, Décalé gwada, grippe aviaire, etc
For sure, Coupé-décalé did not die on 2019 with his king DJ Arafat. It influenced numerous european artists (Aya Nakamura, Gims, MHD, etc)
You can find here an ea ... read next
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Zoblazo
ivorycoast
Zoblazo dance
© wikimedia.org
Dance of white tissues from Meiway (singer and musician), inspired by folkloric rythms of appolos ethny of the south of Ivory-Coast. see www.youtube.com and here is another video showing many ivorian dances see www.youtube.com



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Mapouka
ivorycoast
Mapouka dance
© wp.com
Traditional dance of Ivory-Coast that was forbidden at the ivorian TV because of its "indecency". In despite of the prohibition Mapouka's success grew so much that each week there is competitions and demos in Abidjan nightclubs. Its popularity has crossed borders from long ago. Mapouka serré is a kind of bottom dance. The dancer moves her rump intermittently, one buttock after the other, in a very fast way, while keeping hips still. There is also a "minister Mapouka" which is a male dance reser ... read next

Ivory Coast - tales
Dju Dju and the fisherman
gambia
ivorycoast
mali
senegal
Dju Dju and the fisherman tale
© DR
The fisherman catches the genie Dju Dju in his fishnet. But Dju Dju is restless and unruly and he's scaring the fishes off...




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Grand genie of the bush
benin
burkinafaso
ivorycoast
nigeria
togo
Grand genie of the bush tale
© ssl-images-amazon.com



Ivory Coast - movie
Aya of Yop City
ivorycoast
Aya de Yopougon
Aya of Yop City movie
© lepetitjournal.com
released in 2013.



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