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Recipe of the Month: Senegalese Stew (Fonio á la Sauce Mafé) - Wine Enthusiast Magazine - Web 2011

This gluten-free grain, a type of millet, provides a wonderfully nutty backbone to a salad of sweet dates and carrots, and crunchy roasted peanuts.

Fonio Pilaf with Dates, Carrots, and Peanuts

#Fonio is Africa's oldest cereal. RIch in amino acids and perhaps the most nutritious of all grains. #FattyFinds #InOtherNews

Forget spelt and quinoa - the next trendy grain is FONIO

A crop from West Africa could be the newest superfood on the market. Fonio (shown) is drought-resistant, high in amino acids and very nutritious.

Prized for its delectable flavor, versatility in the kitchen, and its nutrient profile, Fonio is a rare, ancient grain, originating from small pockets throughout Africa. In short, Fonio is a gluten-free grain with a low glycemic index, containing many amino acids. It is also a plant based source of Magnesium, Zinc, Thiamine (Vitamin B1), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Calcium, and Phosphorous.

Are you wondering 'how do you cook fonio?' Look no further, here's a quick & easy guid to preparing fonio as a breakfast cereal or as a salad / side dish.

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Thiéboudienne - Senegalese jollof rice - Home of African Food

Sunday dinner was my first attempt at making thiéboudienne - Senegalese jollof rice. It was absolutely scrumptious!


The Most Nutritious Grain You Have (probably) Never Had - Robin Asbell