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The Social Life of Beans in Burundi – Part 2

Part 1 of this blog discussed the different steps used by smallholders here in Burundi in cultivating, harvesting and processing beans.  Below, a few more notes on these steps – together with thoughts on the challenges of emergency seed distribution following … Continue reading

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Sombé – Manioc (Cassava) Leaves and Goat Meat in a Hot Sauce, Served with Manioc porridge

Today’s International Buffet at the Hotel Club du Lac (Sunday, Nov.28) included one the most beloved dishes in Burundi – Manioc leaf ragou served with manioc pate (stiff porridge).  Here is how it is made, with pictures in the village … Continue reading

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