Monthly Archives: June 2011

A Toubab in Rufisque

This Sunday Francoise invited me to a party to celebrate the Confirmation of her cousin in the town of Rufisque, about 30 km from Dakar. Cathy is Francoise’s sister. I met Francoise during my first week in Darak. Since then she … Continue reading

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A Receipe for Chicken Yassa!

I was at my new friend Francoise’s house this weekend, watching a cookery programme with her Mum when I expressed an interest in Senegalese cuisine. “I love cooking too!” her Mum said, “I will teach you to make yassa!” Two … Continue reading

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