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  • A new President could forgo the call of the banquet bell and listen to the farmers, farm workers and social justice advocates on the ground in Africa, perhaps join them for a meal of foufou and millet.

    G-8 Clueless On Food Policy

  • The pastes are known as foutou, foufou, foufouin or tchokoro.

    Chapter 4

  • The first basket was filled with root vegetables like manioc, which is ground into flour and used to make foufou, the basic starch in the Central African diet.

    The Seattle Times

  • She is a seller of foufou, and she has been in this business for ten years.

    Kiva Loans

  • With Kiva loans, she would like to buy yams and cassava and pound them for making foufou and selling it to customers.

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  • Hey... this is our nickname for our dog, Founder! We found her, you know.

    February 4, 2010

  • Hah! bilby! Lovely word. Lovely comment. Lovely ruzuzu aka . . .

    February 4, 2010

  • Are you sure this isn't one of ruzuzu's nicknames? Not that I'd beat her to the desired consistency. In a mortar and pestle. Oh no.

    February 4, 2010

  • A.k.a. fufu, foofoo, and foutou. A staple food of west and central Africa made by boiling starchy root vegetables and the beating to the desired consistency in a mortar and pestle.

    February 4, 2010