Tag "african"

Recipe: Fire chicken

Today’s recipe is called fire chicken for a reason – it will set your mouth on fire. Probably. Based on an African chicken dish, this dish really packs a punch but is lower in fat than the original. It’s really not for the faint of heart, but if you’re a lover of hot food it’ll be right up your street. It owes its heat to the scotch bonnet chilli used,

Discovering the African aubergine

We’re always up for trying new things here at MVF, especially when it comes to food. We’ve teamed up with chef Mick Élysée, who specialises in Afro-fusion cuisine, to help us branch out a bit and add some excitement to our kitchen. Mick’s cooking is inspired by his roots in the Congo and he’s just released a cookbook with his guide to healthy eating, African style. Here he explains why you