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african food: Latest News
Karen Elowitt, 7:00 pm
Discover the culinary variety and diverse tastes of Dar es Salaam with celebrity chef Lentswe Bhengu, in the latest edition of Africa on a Plate from The Africa Channel. His quest is to learn about what the people eat, why they eat it, and how it all began. Watch as he digs into street food, visits the fish market, learns about Swahili fusion cuisine, and makes a inspired meal.
Joe Kennedy, 8:53 am
If you enjoy food that doesn’t hold back on spices, you’ll probably love what Cameroon is serving up. Like its neighbor Nigeria, Cameroon has numerous dishes that are full of heat and earthy African flavors, but since the country was colonized by France for a time, you’ll also find French cooking techniques and aromas. Here’s just a sampling of foods from Cameroon that you simply must try.
Joe Kennedy, 9:56 am
Angolan cuisine combines the best flavors of southern Africa, Portugal, and even Brazil to create a cuisine like no other. If you like spicy, savory, succulent food, you’re going to love the flavor profiles coming out of this country. Many of the dishes are made with colorful spices, along with fresh, local fruits and vegetables like cassava and banana. From traditional staples to adopted foods from other countries, here are 10 Angolan dishes you need to sink your teeth into.
Sarah Duff, 4:47 am
As a multi-cultural society, South Africa doesn’t have a national cuisine as such. Instead, its culinary traditions are as varied as its diverse population. One of the most flavorful and influence-rich of all of these is Cape Malay food. Each Cape Malay dish has a history dating back hundreds of years that is part of the story of three centuries of Cape Town’s story. Here is a brief summary of the food, and where to taste it in Cape Town.
Julia Austin, 3:08 pm AFKI Original
For chefs, restaurants, and hotels to compete with the buying and marketing power of mega discount stores and chains, they need an edge. Some South African food and beverage expos attract thousands of industry players who book plane tickets and hotel rooms to swap ideas, make deals and make sales. Non-industry people who just love food can also benefit from these expos, indulging in local South African culinary treats. Expos provide a marketplace for innovative ideas in dining and hospitality. Here are 8 unique South African food and beverage expos worth traveling for.
Joe Kennedy, 6:30 pm
Nigerian cuisine is some of the most potent and flavorful on the African continent. It’s certainly not a country where you’re ever likely to think “this food is mild” or “this food is bland.” People in Nigeria typically love to coat their food with lots of aromatic spices and many dishes are made with extremely hot chilies that will give anything from India or Mexico a run for its money. Here are 10 foods from Nigeria that you have to try!
Joe Kennedy, 6:30 pm
When you think of African food, you might think of the cuisines of Ethiopia, Morocco or Nigeria — but these aren’t the only places cranking out great food. Known as the “warm heart of Africa,” Malawi has its own special dishes that are just as delicious — many of them similar to other countries of the African Great Lakes with their own twist. From breakfast dishes, to hearty dinners, to yummy dessert, here are 10 foods from Malawi that you have to try!
Joe Kennedy, 9:46 am
Foodies from South Africa routinely flock to Mozambique when the weather is good to sip on local drinks and devour spicy grilled prawns. But the secret of Mozambican cuisine isn’t quite out around the globe yet. Centuries of Portuguese influence combined with local African culture have made one of the most flavorful cuisines on the planet. Whether you are eating at a sit-down restaurant or grabbing something from a vendor on the beach, here are 10 delicious foods you have to try in Mozambique.
Joe Kennedy, 8:00 pm
You probably know what biltong and tagines are, but how well do you know other African foods? For example, what’s the most popular dish in Nigeria? What country does injera come from? And are you supposed to eat ugali with your hands? Test your knowledge of African cuisine with this fun quiz that will leave you hungry – and a lot smarter than before you started.
Joe Kennedy, 10:00 pm
Filled with traditional shops and lively markets, the Rabat medina is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a must-see for any tourist. And one of the best things about the medina is all the great food you can buy and sample inside.
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