Cham Cham @Jago, 29th September 2017

Summer is officially over, no more bank holidays and Christmas is just around the corner…..and so is CHAM CHAM Supper Club!  We’re back! Come join us at Jago for our first supper club this autumn – yes, it’ll officially be autumn by the end of this month. Advertisements

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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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Oxtail and Cassava Croquettes with Mama Saga’s Gravy

In Salone (krio for Sierra Leone) and Liberia, when you refer to gravy, you are referring to a sweet, slightly smoky, slowly cooked stew of onions and tomatoes. It doesn’t sound like much but the amount of love that goes into making a stew is the same amount that goes into making a gravy for […]

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