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Africa Foods, Cuisines, Delicacies & Recipes

Africa has some outstanding travel destinations, foods, cuisines and delicacies. Discover the amazing foods from all around Africa. Traditional African dishes, local foods, and travel inspiration from all over the continent From North Africa to South Africa, the East to the West.

Zimbabwean Food: 10 Must-Try Dishes of Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean food is usually defined by fresh ingredients and traditional recipes unchanged over decades. Many Zimbabwean dishes are considered to be staple dishes in Africa as they utilise ingredients that are abundant across much of the continent. Zimbabweans have always been very resourceful when it comes to preparing their food. They tend to maximize the …

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African Moambe Chicken Recipe

Moambe, also called Poulet Moambe, is a simple but delicious Congolese dish that’s very easy to prepare. It is made from chicken smothered in tomato and peanut sauce.  Origin & Cultural Significance Poulet Moambe, also known as Moambe Nyembwe, is the national dish of both Congos. And by ‘both Congos’, we mean Republic of Congo …

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Ethiopian Food: 11 Must Try Traditional Dishes of Ethiopia

Ethiopia, located in the Eastern horn of Africa, is one of the biggest countries in terms of size and population in both Africa and the world. It’s no surprise then that it is home to a culinary culture that packs a real punch! Ethiopian cuisine typically centres around the bread (injera) which is used as …

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Calulu De Peixe: Fish & Vegetable Stew Recipe

Fish calulu or Calulu de peixe is a signature Angolan and Sao Tome fish stew with different vegetables, typically cooked in palm oil. Calulu de peixe is rich in different flavours and spices, and is hailed as one of the most popular Angolan dishes. Origin and Cultural Significance Calulu de peixe is a popular Angolan …

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Malian Cuisine: 10 Traditional Foods of Mali

Mali is a landlocked country of western Africa which lies on the southern edge of the Sahara desert. Despite being one of the largest countries of Africa, it has a relatively small population, which is majorly centred along the Niger River. The country boasts of a very rich culture, which is demonstrated through its incredible …

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11 Traditional Foods of South Africa You Must Try

Located on the southernmost tip of Africa, The Republic of South Africa is a country which boasts of great natural beauty, varied topography and a multicultural society. Being home to people with diverse cultures, languages and religions, South Africa has a very colorful and delectable cuisine. The indigenous cuisine is influenced by Dutch, French, Malaysian …

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Traditional Lechon Recipe (Pork Belly)

Lechon is a pork dish, typically cooked using a whole pig on a spitroast, that is popular in the Philippines, Spain, Cuba, Dominican Republic and other former Spanish colonies. For pork lovers, Lechon is a dream come true because well, it’s basically all pork! After spinning slowly around a fire for hours, the meat of …

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11 Foods of Uganda You Absolutely Must Try

Uganda, the Pearl of Africa, is blessed with good weather and fertile soils. If you visit, you get to enjoy plenty of fresh, sun-kissed natural foods which are criminally underrated. Ugandan cuisine is characterised by succulent fresh fruits with a healthy picking of fresh passion fruits, jackfruits, soursop, pawpaw, sugarcane and loads more to gorge …

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Traditional Moroccan Tagine Recipe

Moroccan Tagine is a classic North African dish that uses dried fruits, vegetables, preserved foods, and meat, in combination with aromatic spices. Morocco is distinguished by its European, Arabian, and Berber influences, and hence, its cuisines can be seen made using its techniques and flavors. Although lamb and beef are eaten, chicken is the most …

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Fufu: A Guide to the Staple African Food

We’ve spoken about Fufu before in our roundup of our most popular dishes from Nigeria, but today we wanted to share a post to you entirely dedicated to the dish. Because, if you’re traveling around Africa, it’s bound to be something that you’re going to come across and probably eat several times per week. It …

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Ostrich Egg Omelette Recipe South African Style

An ostrich omelette is exactly what you would expect. An omelette made using the egg of an ostrich! In South African cuisine, the ostrich egg omelette is considered a hangover cure and boy what a hangover you must have to need an egg that big for breakfast! Just one ostrich egg alone is the equivalent …

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Malawi Nsima Recipe & Everything You Must Know

If there’s one place that deserves to be called the Warm Heart Of Africa, it’s Malawi. Unlike the more westernized countries in Africa, Malawi is somewhat untouched by external culture; which makes for a very unique tourist destination. Wildlife reserves, tea plantations, beautiful scenery, and….. unforgettable food!  Whether it’s a creamy breakfast porridge, a wholesome …

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9 Botswanan Foods Everyone Must Try!

Botswana might just be Africa’s most tourist-friendly country. Welcoming people, remote lodges, exceptional wildlife viewing and, most importantly, food that you’ll never experience elsewhere! Now, we won’t just sugarcoat things here. Botswanan food isn’t for the faint of heart! You’ll find here cuisine that’s made of everything from worms to Edible Fungus and certainly many …

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12 Best Traditional Moroccan Foods You Must Try

Moroccan cuisine is an incredible melting pot of spices, meats and influences from Arabic and Mediterranean countries. Walking through markets in any Moroccan city you will find a huge array of colorful spices, herbs, street food stalls and aromas that will make you fall in love with Moroccan food. Most people know Moroccan food for …

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