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Cooking in Africa (Photo credit: Gilson Oliveira and Rafaela Printes)

The Africa News Cookbook: African Cooking for Western Kitchens. New York: Penguin, 1985.

Ayensu, Dinah Ameley. The Art of West African cooking. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1972.

Bayley, Monica. Black Africa Cook Book. San Francisco, Calif. : Determined Productions, 1977.

Beier, Georgina. They Keep Their Fires Burning: Conversation on Food, Manners and Hospitality in Africa. Bayreuth, Germany: Bayreuth African Studies Series 72, 2005.

Boahene, Christine Joyce. Recipes for West African Foods. Accra, Ghana: Black Mask Ltd., 1994.

Board on Science and Technology for International Development. Lost Crops of Africa, Vol I: Grains. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1996.

_____. Lost Crops of Africa, Vol. II: Vegetables. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2006.

La Cuisine aux Pays du Soleil. (Les Classiques Africains). Issy les Moulineaux: Editions St. Paul, 1976.

Dovlo, Florence E. Cowpeas : Home Preparation and Use in West Africa. Ottawa: International Development Research Centre, 1976.

Gardner, Ann. Karibu: Welcome to the Cooking of Kenya. Nairobi: English Press Ltd., 1993.

Grant, Rosamund. Caribbean and African Cooking. New York: Interlink Books, 1993.

Hachten, Harva. Kitchen Safari: A Gourmet’s Tour of Africa. New York, Atheneum, 1970.

Hall, Lynn Bedford. Best of Cooking in South Africa. Cape Town, South Africa: Struik Publishers, 1998.

Harris, Jessica B. The Africa Cookbook: Tastes of a Continent. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998.

_____. Iron Pots and Wooden Spoons: 175 Authentic Cajun, Creole, and Caribbean Dishes. New York: Ballantine Books, 1989.

Jackson, Elizabeth. South of the Sahara: Traditional Cooking from the Lands of West Africa. Hollis, N.H.: Fantail, 199.

Kallon, Zainabu Kpaka. Zainabu’s African Cookbook with Food and Stories. New York: Citadel Press, 2004.

Mendy, Rose-Marie et al. Les Merveilles de la Cuisine Africaine. Paris, France: Les Éditions J.A., 1988.

Mesfin, D. J. Exotic Ethiopian Cooking: Society, Culture, Hospitality & Traditions : 178 Tested Recipes with Food Composition Tables. Falls Church, VA: Ethiopian Cookbook Enterprises, 1993.

Montgomery, Bertha Vining. Cooking the East African Way. London: Turnaround, 2002.

_____. Cooking the West African Way. London: Turnaround, 2002.

Odarty, Bill. A Safari of African Cooking. Detroit: Broadside Press, 1971.

Olaore, Ola. Traditional African Cooking. London: Foulsham, 1990.

Osseo-Asare, Fran. Food Culture in Sub-Saharan Africa. (Food Culture around the World series.) Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2005.

Pliya, Jean. Alimentation de Santé en AfriqueTtropicale : avec Menus et

Recettes Naturistes Africains. Paris : Éditions de la revue Vivre en harmonie, 2000.

Samuelsson, Marcus. The Soul of a New Cuisine: A Discovery of the Food and Flavors of Africa. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, 2006.

Sandler, Bea. The African Cookbook: Menus and Recipes from Eleven African Countries and the Island of Tanzania. New York: Citadel Press, 1994.

Spivey, Diane M. The Peppers, Cracklings, and Knots of Wool Cookbook. New York : State University of New York Press, 1999. [Internet resource]

Stow, Josie. The African Kitchen: A Day in the Life of a Safari Chef. New York : Interlink Books, 2000.

Tew, Lady Muriel. Cooking in West Africa:A Colonial Guide, 1920.

Twitty, Michael. Fighting Old Nep: The Foodways of Enslaved Afro-Marylanders, 1634-1864. Self-published, 2006.

Van der Post, Laurens. African Cooking. New York: Time-Life Books, 1970.

_____. First Catch Your Eland. New York: William Morrow, 1978.

Webster, Cassandra Hughes. Mother Africa’s Table: A Collection of West African and African American Recipes and Cultural Traditions. (National Council of Negro Women, Inc.) New York: Doubleday, 1998.

Whitby, Pauline. Zambian Foods and Cooking. Lusaka, Zambia: National Food and Nutrition Program, 1972.

Wilson, Ellen Gibson. A West African Cookbook. New York: M. Evans and Company, Inc., 1971.

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© 2008 C. Bertelsen

I am a cook who loves to write. And I am a writer who loves to cook. However. my biggest passion is photography.

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