CESO has worked in Benin since 2007, completing over 60 assignments over that time. We work with partners in the microfinancing and agricultural sectors to improve institutional capacity and address social issues like youth underemployment.
A Taste of Benin: Two Recipes
In January 2016, I travelled to Porto-Novo, Benin for my first CESO assignment with Centre Songhaï, a local NGO. I was tasked with mentoring Songhaï’s Agribusiness team in pastry production techniques and decoration skills for cakes and cupcakes. It was an extraordinary experience with a team of fabulous female pastry chefs, and I would like to share two of the recipes that I brought with me to Benin. Easy Cupcakes Among the recipes I demonstrated in Benin, the simplest was cupcakes with easy frosting. Milk and butter is very expensive…