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Senegal will transport you deep into the country’s rich, multifaceted cuisine. Through Pierre’s writing and Evan Sung’s vibrant images, you’ll feel the sun at your back and the cool breeze off the Atlantic, hear the sizzle of freshly caught fish hitting the grill, and bask in the tropical palm forests of Casamance. Inspired by the depth of Senegalese cooking and the many people he’s met on his culinary journey, these recipes are Yolélé co-founder chef Pierre Thiam’s own takes on the traditional. Learn to cook the vibrant, diverse food of Senegal, such as soulful stews full of meat falling off the bone; healthy ancient grains and dark leafy greens; fresh seafood grilled over open flame with salsas singing of bright citrus and fiery peppers; and lots of fresh vegetables and salads bursting with West African flavors.