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​Cordialis Msora-Kasago, MA, RD

​Cordialis Msora-Kasago, MA, RD, is a California-based registered dietitian of Zimbabwean descent. She is passionate about African diets and the prevention of chronic diseases. Read her blog, The African Pot Nutrition. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter.

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Posts by Cordialis Msora-Kasago, MA, RD

An African Experiment in Urban Farming

An African Experiment in Urban Farming

What do you do if you have a passion for agriculture and a degree in horticulture, but have no land of your own and live in a country in which the majority of people your age are underemployed? Build and urban farm from the ground up!
How Ethiopia Safeguards Its Native Ancient Grain

How Ethiopia Safeguards Its Native Ancient Grain

As international foodies are drawn to the nutrition appeal of whole-grain, gluten-free teff, Ethiopia seeks to protect those who rely on their indigenous ancient grain.
Sosaties (South African Kebab)

Sosaties (South African Kebab)

This popular South African kebab is commonly served at braais, or barbecues. Meat seasoned in a spicy apricot-curry marinade is skewered with apricots and onions before being cooked on a hot grill. Although traditionally made with lamb, sosaties are equally delicious with other protein sources, such as chicken, beef and tofu.
Spice It Up Recipes: Doro Wot

Spice It Up Recipes: Doro Wot

Popular in the East African country of Ethiopia, doro wot is a dish with a wonderful blend of peppers and aromatic spices. Don’t let the long ingredient list and preparation time deter you; this dish is well worth the effort.
Roasted Red Pepper Peri-Peri Marinade

Roasted Red Pepper Peri-Peri Marinade

Peri peri peppers, also known as African bird’s eye chilies, are a popular ingredient in African cooking and give this marinade a kick.
10 African Recipes to Try in 2014

10 African Recipes to Try in 2014

With food trends indicating increased interest in ethnic foods, I asked my friends on social media to help me compile dishes someone new to African food should try this year.
Fast Food in Africa: An African Dietitian’s Perspective

Fast Food in Africa: An African Dietitian’s Perspective

As a registered dietitian who has seen the negative contributions of fast food on the health of the American people, I shuddered at the thought of similar health effects creeping across the continent.