African Cuisine

  • Kadealo, Koshari, Vegetarian in Cairo

Your Guide to Being Vegetarian in Cairo

By |2020-11-14T13:25:59+00:00August 26th, 2020|

As more people are embracing a plant-based lifestyle around the world, it only makes sense that Cairo, home to a population of over 9 million, would jump on the vegetarian bandwagon. More and more modern day Egyptians are turning to vegetarianism, for health, moral and religious reasons. The Copts (Christians of Egypt) who make up around 4 million of the Egyptian population, fast between 180-210 days a year, where they follow a strict vegan diet (except for fish on some occasions). In the Pharaonic era, the regular consumption of meat was limited to the upper classes, and it is not so different nowadays, with [...]

  • Kadealo, African Spice Varieties

Aromatic African Spice Varieties to Improve Your Dishes

By |2020-05-27T16:01:02+00:00May 8th, 2020|

It's no secret that foods from the African continent are an absolute festival myriad of flavours – from the tagines of the Sahara to the fish stews of Mozambique and beyond, the secret ingredient is almost always spices. Not only do they add a kick to almost any dish, but being high in vitamins and nutrients is an added benefit, with many spices and herbs from the continent being used for varying health benefits as well. With many of these spices and herbs from Africa being readily available around the world, anyone almost anywhere can add a taste of Africa to their usual dishes. [...]

  • Kadealo, African Delicacies

African Delicacies You Should Try

By |2020-05-14T20:18:06+00:00May 3rd, 2020|

When you head abroad to any country that isn't your home, one of the things that you must do is try some of the local delicacies. Delicacies mean different things to different people and cultures and can sometimes vary from fantastic sauces, dishes or grilled meats all the way up to roasted crickets and various bugs that people eat from time to time. Make yourself a pact to try at least one African delicacy in each country you visit to help you really get the vibe of the country and its people, and help yourself maximize your experience.  Courtesy of Anouk Zijlma/Tripsavvy.com [...]

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