Four Best Foods to Eat When in Africa

Africa is amazing with a mouthwatering variety of delicious cuisines to enjoy. People Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares the 4 best foods you should eat in Africa.

Pounded Yam and Egusi

This is a Nigerian delicacy that mainly includes crushed yam and a thickened leafy vegetable soup with ground melon seeds, seasoned, and topped with various meats, fish or chicken. You can also buy Ola Ola poundo iyan online at great prices via Kiri Foods of unit 1kg.

Egusi soup can be eaten with other side dishes such as amala and eba (dried grated cassava flour mixed with hot water and kneaded into a firm dough).

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Braai/Shisa Nyama

It is a very popular dish in South Africa and is widely seen as part of the South African dining experience. This dish consists mostly of grilled meat and is usually accompanied by grits (pap en vleis) and a glass of cold beer. Roast meat usually consists of beef, chicken, pork, lamb, or sausage.

Piri-Piri chicken

It is a spicy Mozambican dish with a rich combination of African, Portuguese, Oriental and Arabic flavours. It is believed to have originated in Angola and Mozambique when Portuguese settlers arrived with "Chilean" pepper. It is commonly known as "Piri Ayam Bakar" and is usually served with "matapa", a dish made from cassava leaves and cooked with peanut sauce.

Kenyan/Swahili Chicken Biryani

It is a traditional Kenyan coastal cuisine and rice-based dish (i.e. eaten with rice) known for its unique aroma and taste. It is similar to Indian biryani in that the recipe was introduced to East Africa by the Indians. It is mainly prepared with chicken, mutton, beef, fish, eggs or vegetables.