We have been asked this question so many times, and as promised, I'll answer it here. Fortunately, because we both work very
full time jobs, we have a sweet gal who comes to help us prepare food three mornings/week. Sarah bleaches all our fruits and vegetables [to kill germs, not to whiten the food! -- editor
], keeps us stocked with homemade English muffins, tortillas, and other yummies. (She also spoils Jon with chocolate chip cookies. But since we are about out of chocolate chips—can't find them here—he'll be out of luck soon.) Jollof rice is our staple. It is made with stewed tomatoes, peppers, carrots, beans or peas, spices, a hint of lemon and rice, of course. Kinda like a cross between fried rice and Mexican rice. … read more
Women selling bushmeat. Notice the bush rat on the far right—looks mighty tasty.