What to do with the rest of the goat? Find your beat in West Africa (w/ poll)


Want to get up and dance? Shake a little soul onto the dance floor? Come, let's find the beat, West African-style... with the Djembe, the drum of choice. Use it or lose it: The top of the drum is spread tightly with goat skin. Loads of goat meat is consumed in West Africa, often wrapped in banana leaves [recipe] or stewed, so making a djembe with the skin is a fantastic way to use the whole animal, not just the meat. As my mom always said, "waste not, want not." Say what? The goats … [Read more...]