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Lamb sets the stage for an African feast

Growing up in the West African country of Ivory Coast, Morou Ouattara was heavily influenced by African cuisine, learning from his mother while she cooked outdoors for 30 to 40 people. (The trick was to get everyone to help out.) Now, as the executive chef of Signatures restaurant in Washington, D.C., Ouattara takes what he learned as a child and fuses it with a little Americana. He was invited on
/ Source: TODAY

Growing up in the West African country of Ivory Coast, Morou Ouattara was heavily influenced by African cuisine, learning from his mother while she cooked outdoors for 30 to 40 people. (The trick was to get everyone to help out.) Now, as the executive chef of Signatures restaurant in Washington, D.C., Ouattara takes what he learned as a child and fuses it with a little Americana. He was invited on the “Today” show to create a rustic feast. Here are the recipes: