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How To Make Flavorful Vegan Beans

This week in my Black Vegan Academy Facebook group I share how I make my beans taste yummy even without meat. I use a method similar to what is called tempering in Indian cooking. I discovered that folks here in Tanzania use this method when making their beans. In this…

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Coconut Rice With Peas And Carrots

It has been very exciting to me to explore the recipes and ingredients that are common here in Northern Tanzania. Coconut rice is a Tanzanian favorite. This recipe uses coconut cream and turmeric along with green peas and carrots. This dish uses only a few ingredients and takes no more than 45 minutes from start to EAT! Just put the rice and veggies and spices in a pot, sauté a bit then add the coconut cream and water. Simmer until done. Simple but satisfying flavors I’m loving. The left overs taste great too. I even used leftovers to make an amazing soup.

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