Recipes from Yolele! Recipes from the Heart of Senegal

Situated on the western coast of Africa, Senegal is a multicultural country with culinary influences from all over the world. Author Pierre Thiam grew up in its capital, Dakar, surrounded by bright, flavorful ingredients and passionate home cooks. His debut cookbook celebrates the art of creating family meals using organic, local produce and farm-fresh meats and seafood. An accessible and delicious introduction to the next big thing: African cuisine.

A yellow and white bowl filled with mafe, Senegalese lamb stew, with a habanero pepper on the side and a bowl of salad next to it.

Mafe ~ Senegalese Lamb Stew

Mafe, a traditional Senegalese stew, is chockfull of chunks of lamb, butternut squash, root vegetables, and cabbage, all happy together in a peanut-tomato sauce.