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Cooking in West Africa

A Colonial Guide

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Cooking in West Africa by Muriel R. Tew
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One of West Africa's earliest recipe books, "Cooking in West Africa" was originally published in 1920, and written for the benefit of young bachelor district officers in Nigeria. Over 200 recipes use local ingredients such as ripe, sweet mangoes, beef from zebu oxen, green paw-paw and fresh ground-nuts, together with imported staples such as tinned sausages and condensed milk. Hints on stocking a cook's box and cooking for colleagues struck down with fever are interspersed with delightful vintage advertisements. This book is a piece of West African history - to read, savour and enjoy.
Release date NZ
July 1st, 2007
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
15 b/w illustrations
Imprint
Jeppestown Press
Pages
176
Dimensions
156x234x10
ISBN-13
9780955393679
Product ID
1838717

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