FOOD: Africa’s BEST dishes.

A swipe look into Africa’s best dishes is nothing without a Jollof rice war between Ghana and Nigeria, but we are not about that fight today, we want to celebrate everything great about the food in Africa. We have picked 5 countries to brag about their most famous dishes.

Zimbabwe

Sadza in many colours with nyama (meat) and green vegetables is a common meal served in many households.

Sadza, Zimbabwe

South Africa

There are many food dishes saved in this great southern African nation, but a visit to Soweto and many popular places, make sure you order Bunny Chow for a life of experience and you might also get away with going all the way, because Shisa nyama is a vibe!

Mozambique

Portuguese dishes commonly eaten in present-day Mozambique. If you love ‘hot’ foods, then this coastal African country is your destination. Most common dish is the Peri Peri chicken.

Morocco

Morocco, a North African country bordering the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, is home to the most diversified cuisines in the world. Beef is the most commonly eaten red meat in Morocco, without being shy, they enjoy using many spices too in their food.

Fun fact, Tea occupies a very important place in the culture of Morocco and is considered an art form. It is served not only at mealtimes but all through the day, and it is especially a drink of hospitality, commonly served whenever there are guests. It is served to guests, and it is impolite to refuse it.

Nigeria

Nigeria has been home to several indigenous pre-colonial states and kingdoms since the second millennium BC, with the Nok civilization in the 15th century BC marking the first internal unification in the country. The modern state originated with British colonialization in the 19th century.

Nigerians love their soups and eating heavy, like West African cuisine in general, Nigeria is known for its richness and variety. Many different spices, herbs, and flavourings are used in the colourful and lavish dishes. Jollof rice and egusi soup are undoubtedly the most common, if not favourite dishes across Nigerian states.

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2 Comments

  1. I love egusi and pounded yam, no question. But then against n my mother makes a mean peanut butter kale that remains in my life’s African Food Billboard charts.

    1. We would love to to taste your mum’s dish!

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