Ivory Coast - soft drinks
ginger juice, spiced water
Drink composed of ginger, ananas, water, sugar, lemon juice and mint leaves. Shake before use. Drink chilled.
Ivory Coast - vegetarian recipes
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
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.
Roast for a fe ... read next
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
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
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
Dju Dju and the fisherman|
The fisherman catches the genie Dju Dju in his fishnet. But Dju Dju is restless and unruly and he's scaring the fishes off...
Grand genie of the bush