Tag Archive | attieke

World Cup Foods: Kedjenou (Ivory Coast Chicken Stew) with Cassava Couscous

I’m excited for today’s Ivory Coast vs Colombia World Cup match up at 12pm EST. On paper Les Elephants are the better team. My theory as to why: Cote d’Ivoire is fueled by delicious attieke cassava couscous and kedjenou chicken stew. Check out my recipe for Attieke Cassava Couscous by clicking the image.  See also […]


RoodonFood: 2nd Anniversary

Dear RoodonFooders, The blog just celebrated its 2nd anniversary. Thank you very much for stopping by. And if you’re a regular visitor, thank you for the continued support. Over this period it has grown from a snack focused site to including recipes, articles and interviews. Hopefully it will continue to grow. Inexplicably, one of the most […]

Non-Traditional Upma (Gluten Free) – An Indian Breakfast With Attieke Cassava Couscous

Upma is a delicious breakfast item in South India made with semolina/cream of wheat. Ingredients consist most commonly of curry leaves, lemon juice, mustard seeds, ginger and a few other spices. The veggies vary depending on what you have on hand. To create the gluten free (and vegan) version, I used leftover attieke, the fermented […]

Kedjenou Ivory Coast Chicken Stew

Yesterday I posted about the amazing attieke cassava couscous from Ivory Coast. Traditionally served alongside is a spicy chicken stew called Kedjenou. It’s a simple stew using ingredients on-hand, but the trick according to several sites is to leave the lid on so it can create it’s own juices. To make sure the chicken isn’t […]

Cassava Couscous AKA Attieke (Gluten Free, Vegan, Product of Ivory Coast)

I discovered Attieke Cassava Couscous ($3.99) at an African market in Atlanta called Gold Coast. It’s a staple all over West Africa including Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal and Congo. The brand pictured, Nayama is from Ivory Coast. It looks almost identical to regular wheat based couscous and when hydrated grows to a similar size. Attieke […]