Monthly Archives: March 2016

Knowledge is Power for Mothers in Kenya: Pauline Iokere’s Story

Kenyan mother Pauline Iokere and her daughter Gladise, 8 months. Photo: Guy Calaf for Action Against Hunger   All mothers share the desire to give their child the best start to life. Ensuring every child is able to fulfill their potential – no matter where they are born – begins with good nutrition. Why? The […]

Guinea – Sauce Feuille

Courtesy of the Guardian Today’s dish for National Nutrition Month is “Sauce Feuille,” from Guinea: This west African spinach stew is a great winter warmer.  Ingredients: About 2lbs of meat (cut into large cubes) 1 large onion (diced) 2 scallion (spring onion) strands (chopped) 1 large tomato (diced) 2 Jamaican (scotch bonnet) peppers (whole) Salt, black pepper, […]

Tunisia & Israel Chakchouka

Courtesy of allrecipes Chakchouka (also called shakshouka) is a Tunisian and Israeli dish of tomatoes, onions, pepper, spices and eggs. It’s perfect for a weekend brunch. Ingredients: 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/3 cups chopped onion 1 cup thinly sliced bell peppers, any color 2 cloves garlic, minced, or to taste 2 1/2 cups chopped tomatoes […]

Cambodia – Chicken Soup

Courtesy of allrecipes This National Nutrition Month we’re sharing recipes from some of the countries we work in — like this delicious Cambodian chicken soup with pineapples and curry. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 teaspoon chopped fresh ginger root 1 clove garlic, minced 2 teaspoons minced fresh serrano or other small hot green chile, including […]

Syria – Chicken with Giant Couscous

Courtesy of RecipeTinEats These days, Syria is not often in the news for it’s incredibly rich culture, influential civilization and, of course, delicious food! Here is a recipe for Syrian chicken with giant couscous that you may not want to miss! Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 2 lb / 1 kg chicken thigh fillets, bone […]

India – Fish Curry

Courtesy of Jamie Oliver When we think about #Indian food, we think about #curry. It is recognized that curry powder has many nutritional benefits, including the prevention of cancer, protection against heart disease, reducing Alzheimer’s disease symptoms and more. In honour of National Nutrition Month, check out this fish curry recipe from the famous #JamieOliver! […]