AFRICAN CUISINE YOU WILL LOVE TO TRY
Africa is a big continent that consists of different countries. African is popularly known to be the “BLACK RACE (NEGRO)”. As there are so many nations in Africa, so are there so many foods.
Are you an expatriate looking for a place to explore or things to explore? Africa has it all from food down to culture/tradition. Nigeria and every other African nation have different delicacies best known to then and here are some of those meals you can try.
EWEDU SOUP AND AMALA
This is one very delicious dish anybody will love to try. This dish is commonly known and eaten by the Yoruba in Nigeria. The meal is easy to prepare and affordable. The soup is prepared from a leave called “Ewedu”. This soup is best served with Amala but if you decide to try combining the soup with something else, it still will taste perfect.
YASSA FROM SENEGAL
This meal is one popularly known by people from Senegal. The meal is a combination of garlic, pepper, cabbage, onions and chicken properly spiced with onions and lemon
SUPERKANJA FROM GAMBIA
This meal is popularly eaten by people from Gambia. The meal is highly nutritious and spicy. It is a combination of different leaves. These leaves are complimented with pepper, fish, and onions.
This is a popular soup in Edo state, Nigeria. The soup is delicious and easy to prepare. The meal can be served with yam, or eba, /fu fu/pounded yam. It is made out of palm kernel extract and it is another great meal to explore.
WAAKYE FROM GHANA
Waakye is a popular Ghana breakfast that is delicious. It is made from cassava and spiced up with beans, garri, rice, spaghetti and stew. This meal can either be served with fish or other protein compliment.
This is one meal you get at any bar, joint or cool evening spot in Nigeria. From the name, you can tell that the meal is from the eastern part of Nigeria. The meal is one meal you will never regret trying. It’s made with goat meat as the meal is called. If you haven’t tried this, then you are missing out
THIEBOUDIENNE FROM SENEGAL
This is another traditional dish common to Senegalese. The meal is combination rice, stew, onion, carrots and other spice. The meal is absolutely a great meal to try.
This meal is known by the Akwa ibom & Calabar people. The meal is a combination of different types of vegetable and it is usually complimented by assorted meat, fish, crayfish, and many others.
Jellof rice is a common food in Africa. Jellof rice is enjoyed when you prepare it well. Everybody have their special way of preparing this tasty meal. In Nigeria, This kind of rice is commonly used for celebrations such as wedding, birthday parties, funeral and more. Jellof rice is prepared in Ghana, Nigeria and many other African countries.
Banga soup is one of the best soups popularly known by people from the southern region (Edo, delta state). The best part of the soup is that it can be served with anything like rice, pounded yam, fu fu, EBA, wheat, semo and many more.
OFE NSALA SOUP
This is another delicious delicacy anyone will love. This delicacy is common among the Igbo people. The food is one of a kind. Ever been to the east? Or if you have been to the east and have never tried this meal, consider yourself to be missing out.