“Taste Africa in Style” Bone Marrow Cooked in Spices
“Taste Africa in Style”
Bone Marrow Cooked in Spices
Fantastically delicious! I mean healthy for you, and also tasty! Bones and soup, yummy! I fought my dogs for the bones. They won but, they were nice enough to leave me with 2. This African girl enjoyed every little bit of it.
Yield 4 or 6
- 3 pound cut beef marrow bones
- 2 tablespoon cayenne pepper
- 1 inch ginger peeled
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon ground coriander
- 4 large tomatoes
- 1 red pepper
- 1 habanero pepper
- 1 red onion, Sliced into 2
- 1/2 ground cloves
- 1 endive peeled
- 1 thin sliced jalapeño
- 1/2 ginger, thin sliced
- 3 garlic cloves, peeled
- 1/2 red pepper, thin sliced
- Few thyme
- 1 lime
- Salt and black pepper to taste
In a big deep pot, add the bones, garlic tomatoes, red pepper, red onion, ginger, pour in some water to cover the bone.
Cover and slow cook for about 4 minutes. Take out the tomatoes, onion and pepper.
In a blender, ground the the vegetables. Add the sauce to the beef. Add clove, cayenne pepper, cumin, coriander, habanero, about 4 thyme, salt and black pepper to taste. Stir, cover and let it come to boil. Stir and cover then lower heat. Cook on a very low heat, 4 hours to 5 hours.
In a bowl, mix together the sliced green pepper, sliced onion, sliced ginger, sliced red pepper, 1 lime juice, a few thyme, and salt and black pepper to taste. Add the Endives.
Garnish and serve. Enjoy and stay healthy!
NOTES: Add more water if the think you need it. You can also add beef to your bones. The bones can also be cooked in the oven. Start with 430 degrees preheated oven. Cook for 10 minutes. Turn oven low to 200 degrees. Slow cook for 4 hours or more.
About Afia Annebasua
I was born on a Friday in Accra Ghana. Tradition says, if you are born on Friday, your first name will be Afia. Growing up with my mother, older brother Dela, and two older sisters Belinda and Evelyn we cooked everything from scratch. Since the age of seven I found myself in the kitchen much of the time helping cook traditional meals with the family.
“Taste Africa in Style” is about a life style. It shows my great passion for blending African tradition with modern style and allows me to share my love of cooking traditional, healthy, and tasty meals. My hope is that people will be able see the beauty of “Taste Africa in Style” as I do. Enjoy!