Did Thursday’s Dining section story on African food,
whet your appetite? Check out a free e-book called
, an Arlington, Va.-based nonprofit organization that seeks to reduce suffering and encourage self-sufficiency among people worldwide.
The cookbook contains 25 recipes gathered at cashew festivals in Senegal and The
. The recipes, an agency press release explains, were developed by professional and amateur cooks under the auspices of IRD’s
as a way to encourage the use of cashews in cooking. This project, which is funded by the
through the Food for Progress initiative, seeks to improve cashew quality, increase harvests and exports, and raise incomes for growers and processors.