Top Five African Dishes

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Coming to Africa, there are a lot of things you can expect to see. Some will be mountain ranges, others waterfalls and then colonial sites. Today, tourism in Africa is picking up and increasingly more visitors are coming to the continent. Apart from site attractions, Africa is good when it comes to food. There is a lot to eat in Africa especially since the many different tribes pride themselves not only with their culture but also with their unique cuisine. Some of the top five meals eaten in Africa are;

 

Garri (Fufu) and Egusi Soup, Nigeria

Garri (Fufu) and Egusi Soup, Nigeria

Nigeria is a vast country with great people and varied cultures. When it comes to food you may find it hard pinning a particular dish to the Nigerian people but if there is something everyone is sure to remember when you talk about food in Nigeria, it is Garri and Soup. These people can eat cassava and soup to them is a favourite especially to those in the southern section of country. nigerias will eat garri with all kinds of soup.

Fufu and Eru, Cameroon

Fufu and Eru, Cameroon

If you come to Cameroon and ask what you should eat, fufu and eru may be the first thing you here. Cameroon is very divcerse with cultures that is a mélange of what can be found across Africa.  The country is also the food basket of Central Africa and offod here is grown without fertilizer. Fufu and eru may not really be a national dish (as it may be hard to decide which dish is nationa) but it is very popular among the locals. The fufu is made from fermented cassava and the eru is roughage that is widely consumed across Cameroon and Nigeria. As you go to eat fufu and eru beware of the palm oil which you will find floating on the eru. Please don’t insult the locals by eating anything fufu with a fork. You need to use your hands.

Kapenta with Sadza, Zimbabwe

Kapenta with Sadza, Zimbabwe

Kapenta is a species of fresh water fish commonly found in Lake Tanganyika. It is eaten dried or fried accompanied with maize porridge. The fish can be stewed in tomatoes or in fresh vegetables. If you want to eat the traditional way, you have to wash your hands and use them to eat the kapenta and sadza. Sadza is the local name for maize porridge.

Pap en Vleis or Shisa Nyama, South Africa

Pap en Vleis or Shisa Nyama, South Africa

This is a specialty that is greatly loved by South Africans. It is a combination of roasted chicken served with maize porridge. The maize porridge that is commonly called pap in South Africa can be served with Vleis which is Chicken or Shisa Nyama which is burnt meat.

Mamba de Galinha, Angola

Mamba de Galinha, Angola

This dish will make you realise you are in a country with strong Portuguese ancestry. Muamba is spicy chicken. The chicken is widely eaten in Angola sometimes served with rice or potatoes. There are many variatiosn of this dish across central Africa like in Congo where it is called Poulet Moambe.

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