CHAM CHAM @ Autumn Yard, 21st – 24th June

We’re taking over the kitchen in the evenings at  Autumn Yard this week on 21ST – 24TH JUNE and here’s the menu! We’ll be rolling out the barbecue into the courtyard for you to truly enjoy our Great British weather and dine al fresco….you can pretend you’re on the beach enjoying the West African tropics! If you […]

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CHAM CHAM in JUNE 2017!

Guys guys guys! (as my 5 year old nephew always screams when he is excited!) We’ve got so many fun things coming up in June and July that I don’t want you to miss, but for now let’s start out with what’s just around the corner…..

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Mama Saga’s Smoked Chicken Stew

Stew is usually served on a Sunday in Sierra Leonean households and commonly with jollof rice. There’s an ongoing joke amongst many West African countries, (and tribes within these countries) such as Ghana, Nigeria and Liberia, believing their own stew and jollof rice is better and sweeter than the other. Of course, I have be loyal […]

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Cham Cham at CANVAS CAFE – EVERY FRIDAY throughout August 2016

That’s right, Cham Cham will be popping up each Friday, 7pm – 10pm, throughout August at CANVAS CAFE – so that’s 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th August!  And much like our supper club menus, there will be some classic and traditional Sierra Leonean and Liberian dishes, alongside some Nim’s Din. creations that are authentic in flavour but […]

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Kanyah and Lime Cheesecake

I’m back to making desserts, and I have nailed this one – my niece (much older now) approves of this dessert so there was no brushing of the tongue! Kanyah is a popular homemade snack, in both Liberia and Salone, that you pick up on the roadside. It’s almost similar in consistency to the peanut […]

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Spicy Mango and Gari Salad

You ask, ‘What is gari?’.  It still to this day astounds me that this one root vegetable can be prepared in so many different ways and thus taking on a different form, creating an entirely different dish. Each form tasting so different by solely just boiling, drying, grating, frying, mashing or pounding it and you […]

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