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Tell Us If You Like These 140 African Food Recipes.

Green African Avocado Salad Recipe

Green African Avocado Salad Recipe Kenya is Africa's second-largest producer of avocados behind South Africa. The five leading African avocado exporters are South Africa, Kenya, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo and Cameroon growing five avocado varieties, Hass, Fuerte, Edranol, Rayan and Nabal. The single most important market for African avocados is  the European Union country of France . Green African Avocado Salad Recipe Ingredients 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 medium avocados, peeled and cubed 1 package spring mix salad greens 5 plum tomatoes, chopped 1/2 cup chopped red onion 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted Directions Drizzle lemon juice over avocados. In a serving bowl, combine salad greens, tomatoes, onion, walnuts, and avocados. Toss and serve with your favorite dressing or the juice of one lemon. Five facts about avocados They are a fruit, in fact, berries. Have the highest protein and oil content of any fruit and the fat

Describing African food

Categorizing the vast network of African food is like describing the color of the wind, it is impossible.  Classifying African food is impossible. The colonization of Africa imposed boundaries without regard to food culture or heritage of native Africans.  With a mix of Arabic, Danish, German, Indian, African, French, Italian, Chinese and European influences Africa is truly a melting pot of language, culture, and ideas.  But if you had to choose a staple and traditional dish in Africa it would be a filler starch dish in Africa's cuisine known as fufu, ugali or pap. Fufu, ugali and mealie meal African filler starch recipes Three recipe ingredients and directions for fufu, ugali and pap African filler starch recipes. Fufu recipe. Fufu is a staple food common in many countries in Africa. The traditional method is to boil starchy food crops like cassava, yams or plantains and cocoyams and then pound them into a dough-like consistency.  I

The African Gourmet

In 2023, we mark 16 years of dedicated service in discovering, collecting, and sharing African history and heritage. Our mission is to promote a sense of pride and appreciation for this rich cultural legacy and important educational resource.

So, my adventurous friend, fasten your seatbelt and prepare for a wild and downright mind-blowing journey through Africa's 54 food nations. You're about to discover a whole new world of cultures, traditions, and practices that'll leave you craving more. Since 2007, The African Gourmet has highlighted Africa through its food and culture. Contact us

Chic African Culture

Indulge in our delectable food dishes that serve as a delightful and flavorful gateway to the rich diversity of the African continent.

Moroccan Pastilla Pie

Moroccan Pastilla Pie

If you're hesitant about trying African food, let me assure you that Moroccan Pastilla Pie offers a delightful culinary adventure. Moroccan Pastilla, or Bastilla or B'stilla, is a traditional Moroccan dish typically served as a special occasion or festive dish. It consists of layers of flaky pastry filled with a mixture of spiced meat, usually chicken or pigeon, along with almonds, eggs, and a hint of sweetness from ingredients like cinnamon and powdered sugar. Traditional Moroccan Pastilla recipes often include a layer of scrambled eggs. Feel free to add beaten eggs to the chicken and almond mixture during the cooking process if you prefer. The pastry is then baked until golden and crispy.

Moroccan Merguez Sausage

Moroccan Merguez Sausage

Merguez is a spicy North African sausage traditionally made from ground lamb or beef and flavored with spices such as paprika, cumin, garlic, and chili. It is often grilled or pan-fried and served with bread or Merguez is commonly used in dishes like tagines, couscous, and stews.