Red Rooster’s Peanut Soup Recipe

By Cyndi Amaya | March 14, 2012

Peanut Soup

When the Peanut Soup was first introduced to Red Rooster, it was a dish that highlighted African flavors and was supposed to only last during our Kwanzaa holiday menu. But that short week-long menu item pretty soon became a new staple dish at Red Rooster Harlem on our current menu and served at special events.

So we caught up with the two ladies who helped create the dish for Rooster’s menu, Chefs Maame Boakye and Rachel Hien and they offered us some background on Peanut Soup and even an easy version of it for readers to prepare at home! Read More


Pili Pili Mayonnaise Recipe

By | August 10, 2011

Photo: FotoosVanRobin

Photo: FotoosVanRobin

Since the East African famine is constantly on our minds, we’ll continue to feature African recipes to showcase the many flavors and cuisines in Africa. Pili Pili Sauce is a spicy condiment and very widely used throughout western Africa. We’ve combined it with Food Republic’s Homemade Mayo Recipe to create an unforgettable spicy mayo that can knock the socks off of any spicy mayo found in sushi restaurants. Read More

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