Foutou

Yams, Ivory Coast

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

Appears in

Recipes of all Nations

By Countess Morphy

Published 1935

  • About

Method

The great national dish of the Ivory Coast is the Foutou, which consists of yams, boiled in water, peeled and pounded in a mortar, and highly seasoned with salt, pepper, red peppers, and grated nutmeg. This is eaten with either a chicken or meat fricassée cooked in palm oil.