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    African Food (fufu .. no, not you, but the food)

    I am taking a class called "Foods of the World" which is a general elective and basically we get to learn several dishes, ingredients, cooking styles, etc .. and most importantly, try different kinds of foods from countries such as Africa, Japan, Italy, Poland and so forth. My teacher is a chef for Wegman's which is one of the top family-owned grocery stores in some parts of the Northeast. If some of you have been there, you would know what i mean.

    I have a presentation coming up soon and my topic was to discuss the key ingredients, customs, preparations, cooking style, etc.. of an African food called "fufu". I was just wondering if any of you who have had it before and/or are knowledgeable with African food can provide some helpful info.

    It's basically a short, 5-7 minute presentation on powerpoint explaining what fufu is all about and how it's made and so forth.

    I'd appreciate the help

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    Also, i remember somebody posting some pictures and a video of African people making fufu. Could you please link me to it? It would really help spice up my presentation.

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    Thanks for the link guys. I already searched on wikipedia and the BBC source and got my information but i was hoping at least one of you has had it before so you could describe in detail how it tastes.

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    You should check culinary discussion forums like this one...

    The Congo Cookbook Guestbook and African Food Discussion :: Search
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