Congolese Mini-Waffles


Who likes cutting waffles anyway? These hand-held mini Congolese waffles are the way to go. People from the Democratic Republic of the Congo don't use yeast. They like their gaufres, pronounced GOAF, more like thick cookies and less like cake. Favorite toppings are honey, ice cream, and peanut butter. Click at right for the story and recipes from my cooking lesson with Ariane Kambu Mbenza, who happens to live -- lucky me -- just 5 miles from my house in Maine.