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Old 11-05-2012, 06:49 PM
 
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what would be a typical meal eaten in Africa for breakfast, lunch, dinner?
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Old 11-05-2012, 08:45 PM
 
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Corn meal mush/grits/sadza, whatever you want to call it. It's a staple in several countries.
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Old 11-05-2012, 09:35 PM
 
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Africa is a huge and varied continent. Would you ask what people would eat in Europe?
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Old 11-06-2012, 12:07 PM
 
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Uganda - matooke (green bananas that are cooked and mashed), kabaragara - small sweet bananas, pineapple, gnuts - ground nuts - peanuts, rice, bbq'd goat, cabbage...
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Old 11-06-2012, 02:30 PM
 
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Uganda - matooke (green bananas that are cooked and mashed), kabaragara - small sweet bananas, pineapple, gnuts - ground nuts - peanuts, rice, bbq'd goat, cabbage...
I would like to try it, they should serve it at the Food festival they have in San Francisco, I would gladly buy some African foods
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Old 11-07-2012, 05:03 AM
 
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I would like to try it, they should serve it at the Food festival they have in San Francisco, I would gladly buy some African foods
I enjoyed the food in Uganda (lived there 2 years), but their diet is monotonous. Same thing every day. I like matooke topped with beans in a gravy. Also like posho which looks a lot like solid grits, also good topped with beans in gravy. If they happen to have kabaragara, eat some! They are very small bananas which are a bit sweeter than normal sized bananas - very nice flavour.

I'm looking forward to eating some Ugandan food again when we visit in January!
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Old 11-07-2012, 05:40 AM
 
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"bush meat" (unfortunely it is sold on local markets, endangering wildlifze)
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Old 11-07-2012, 08:52 AM
 
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Depends where you are in Africa. In the RSA you might start the day with granola or bangers and mash or leftover curry.

In Mauritiania you're eating whatever grows on your infertile plot of substinance farm. A lot of yams and starches. If you're lucky.

In Senegal, you've probably got some chicken, peppers and peanuts (this area of W. Africa is the basis of much Carribean and Creole cooking).

Egypt will reflect the middle east cuisines, Morocco has a very interesting and varied cuisine and cooking methods (tagine one pot cooking), and Ethiopia/Eritrea has arguably one of the world's classic cuisines - the most popular regional cuisine export as measured by the number of Ethiopian restaurants operating worldwide vs. representation of other African cuisines.
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Old 11-07-2012, 08:55 AM
 
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I imagine any kind of food would be pretty popular in Africa. Anything they can get.
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Old 11-07-2012, 08:56 AM
 
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Ethiopians like to eat a lot of raw meat, according to Bizarre Foods anyway.
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