-African- Cuisine



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Caakiri is popular in West African countries and is similar to rice pudding. Ingredients for caakiri include couscous, cream, vanilla yogurt, raisins, butter, nutmeg, and sometimes a pineapple paste. Usually, the dish is served chilled.

09:14AM February 23, 2017 - by: anika854


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(-African-) (Cape Verdean)

Cachupa is a famous dish from the Cape Verde islands, West Africa. This slow cooked stew of corn (hominy), beans, cassava, sweet potato, fish or meat (sausage, beef, goat or chicken) is often referred to as the country's national dish.

04:41PM December 22, 2017 - by: anika854

Date Honey

Date Syrup, Date Molasses, Rub

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(-African-) (-Middle Eastern-)

Date Honey is a thick dark brown, very sweet fruit syrup extracted from dates. It is widely used in North African and Middle Eastern cooking.

10:43AM April 08, 2018 - by: anika854

Elephant Soup

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(-African-) (Burundian)

Elephant Soup is a national dish of Burundi and also Africa. Elephant soup is very delicious and tasty. This is made with an elephant, salt and pepper, onions, Lentils and also rabbits can be added.

04:51PM December 22, 2017 - by: anika854


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Frikkadel is a traditional Afrikaans dish comprising usually baked, but sometimes deep-fried, meatballs prepared with onion, bread, eggs, vinegar and spices.

03:43PM March 22, 2018 - by: itisclaudio


foofoo, foufou, fufuo, fout...

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(-African-) (Ghanaian)

It is an African cuisine. In Africa Fufu, served alongside soup, usually groundnut soup, Palm nut soup or Light Soup, is a national dish of Ghana. Soup is considered as a main dish or dinner in African cooking.

08:12PM August 14, 2018 - by: itisclaudio


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Gatsby is a South African submarine sandwich typically sold as a foot-long sandwich sliced into four portions

08:53AM April 05, 2017 - by: anika854


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Granola is a breakfast food and snack food consisting of rolled oats, nuts, honey or other sweeteners such as brown sugar, and sometimes puffed rice, that is usually baked until it is crisp, toasted and golden brown. It also serves as a topping for various ...

01:50AM March 10, 2017 - by: anika854

Jollof Rice

Benachin, Riz Au Gras, Thei...

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Jollof Rice is a one-pot rice dish popular in many West African countries. The dish consists of rice, tomatoes and tomato paste, onions, salt, spices and chilli peppers; optional ingredients can be added such as vegetables, meats, or fish.

02:02PM December 28, 2017 - by: anika854


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(-African-) (Beninese)

Kuli-Kuli is a West African food that is primarily made from peanuts. Kuli-Kuli is a popular snack in Nigeria, Benin, northern Cameroon and Ghana. It is often eaten alone or with a mixture of garri, sugar and water popularly called "garri soakings". It is also ...

02:16PM December 22, 2017 - by: anika854


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This sweet pastry filled with dates and nuts or almond paste, that has a diamond shape – the name derives from this characteristic shape.

01:12PM January 05, 2018 - by: anika854


Swahili Bun, Swahili Coconu...

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Mandazi is a form of fried bread that originated on the Swahili Coast. It is one of the principal dishes in the cuisine of the Swahili people who inhabit the African Great Lakes.

04:45AM January 31, 2017 - by: anika854


Milk Tart

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Melktert is a South African dessert consisting of a sweet pastry crust containing a creamy filling made from milk, flour, sugar and eggs.

07:58AM February 23, 2017 - by: anika854


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Peppersoup is a West African soup that is prepared using various meats, fish, chilli peppers and nutmeg as primary ingredients. Peppersoup is a spicy soup that has a light, watery texture. Pepper soup is a common soup in West African cuisine that is prepared using ...

02:18PM December 27, 2017 - by: anika854

Poulet Nyembwe

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(-African-) (Gabonese)

It is an ingredient made from the pericarp of palm nuts, the fruit of the African oil palm tree. It forms an important ingredient in stews and sauces in African cuisine. In Gabon, the sauce is usually called nyembwe from the Myene word for palm ...

01:57PM December 28, 2017 - by: anika854

Puff Puff

Bofrot, Kala, Mikate, Togbei

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Puff Puff is a traditional African snack similar to a doughnut.Puff-puffs are made of dough containing flour, yeast, sugar, butter, salt, water and eggs and deep fried in vegetable oil until a golden brown colour

09:48AM April 04, 2017 - by: anika854

Riz Gras

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(-African-) (Burkinabe)

Riz Gras is a meat- and rice-based dish in Burkinabé cuisine, the cuisine of Burkina Faso, Africa. Riz gras is prepared with significant amounts of meat and vegetables and is usually served atop rice. Additional ingredients used include tomatoes, eggplant, bell peppers, carrots, cabbage, onion, ...

04:53PM December 22, 2017 - by: anika854


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(-African-) (Zimbabwean)

It is made with finely ground dry maize/corn maize (Mealie-Meal). This maize meal is referred to as hupfu in Shona or impuphu in Ndebele. Sadza is typically served on individual plates but traditionally sadza was eaten from a communal bowl, a tradition that is still ...

02:23AM December 04, 2018 - by: itisclaudio


Arega, Kaunga, Kimnyet, Ngi...

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(-African-) (Kenyan)

Ugali is a dish made of maize flour (cornmeal), millet flour, or sorghum flour cooked in boiling a liquid (water or milk) to a stiff or firm dough-like consistency and served with salad.

10:27AM December 31, 2017 - by: anika854



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Vetkoek is a traditional South African fried dough bread. It is either served filled with cooked mince (ground beef) or with syrup, honey, or jam.

05:57AM February 03, 2017 - by: anika854