Moambe: DRC’s national dish consisting of chicken or fish with cassava leaves, hot pepper sauce, bananas, rice, peanuts, fish, chicken, and palm nuts.
Chikwanga: Cassava cooked and stored in banana leaves.
Fufu: A sticky, dough-like staple made from cassava flour.
Pili Pili: Hot chilli sauce or paste served with almost everything.
Satori: A tasty fish dish consisting of tilapia fillets fried with pumpkin seeds, plantains and garlic.
Saka Saka: Ground cassava leaves cooked with palm oil, peanut paste, beans and salt fish.
Maboke: A freshwater fish cooked in large marantacee leaves.
Linguila: A wine made from fermented sugar cane.
Palm wine: A tipple made from the sap of palm trees and fermented by natural yeasts.
White elephant: A popular alcoholic drink made from rum, coconut and milk.
Non-liquid ingredients in volume converted
|All-purpose wheat flour||120 g||90 g||80 g||60 g||40 g||30 g||15 g|
|All-purpose sifted wheat flour||110 g||80 g||70 g||55 g||35 g||27 g||13 g|
|White sugar||200 g||150 g||130 g||100 g||65 g||50 g||25 g|
|Powdered sugar/Icing sugar||100 g||75 g||70 g||50 g||35 g||25 g||13 g|
|Brown sugar normally packed||180 g||135 g||120 g||90 g||60 g||45 g||23 g|
|Corn flour||160 g||120 g||100 g||80 g||50 g||40 g||20 g|
|Cornstarch||120 g||90 g||80 g||60 g||40 g||30 g||15 g|
|Rice (not-cooked)||190 g||140 g||125 g||95 g||65 g||48 g||24 g|
|Macaroni (uncooked)||140 g||100 g||90 g||70 g||45 g||35 g||17 g|
|Couscous (uncooked)||180 g||135 g||120 g||90 g||60 g||45 g||22 g|
|Quick oatmeal (uncooked)||90 g||65 g||60 g||45 g||30 g||22 g||11 g|
|Table salt||300 g||230 g||200 g||150 g||100 g||75 g||40 g|
|Butter / Margarine||240 g||180 g||160 g||120 g||80 g||60 g||30 g|
|Shortening||190 g||140 g||125 g||95 g||65 g||48 g||24 g|
|Fruits and légumes chopped||150 g||110 g||100 g||75 g||50 g||40 g||20 g|
|chopped walnuts||150 g||110 g||100 g||75 g||50 g||40 g||20 g|
|Nuts /ground almonds||120 g||90 g||80 g||60 g||40 g||30 g||15 g|
|Fresh bread crumbs (not packed)||60 g||45 g||40 g||30 g||20 g||15 g||8 g|
|Dry bread crumbs||150 g||110 g||100 g||75 g||50 g||40 g||20 g|
|Parmesan grated||90 g||65 g||60 g||45 g||30 g||22 g||11 g|
|Chocolate chips||150 g||110 g||100 g||75 g||50 g||38 g||19 g|
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