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Product Spotlight: Chin chin

Chin Chin is a fried snack popular in West Africa. It is a sweet, hard, donut-like baked or fried dough of wheat flour, and other customary baking items. Chin chin may also contain cowpiece. Many people also bake it with ground nutmeg for flavor. It … Continue reading

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African Food – Some facts about Alum

African Food – Some facts about Alum 1. Alum in block form (usually potassium alum) is used as a blood coagulant. 2. Alum was used as a base in skin whiteners and treatments during the late 16th century. 3. Alum … Continue reading

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