African Food

  • 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, Ethiopian Food

Ethiopian Food: 10 delicious traditional dishes

By |2020-11-01T15:39:01+00:00July 14th, 2020|

With Ethiopian food on the rise throughout the world, with restaurants opening steadily from Cape Town to Mumbai. Ethiopian food is served communally on a platter and the whole emphasis is designed for sharing food with friends and family. In Ethiopian culture food is never meant to be eaten alone, and it's a large part of the Ethiopian culture and experience. Courtesy of A. Charlotte Riley/Flickr Ethiopian Food: Injera Injera is the staple of Ethiopian food. It is a starchy filler in all of Ethiopian cuisine. It's eaten twice or even three times a day. Injera is essentially an [...]

  • Kadealo, African Condiment

Where to buy African condiments and food online

By |2020-06-01T16:12:15+00:00May 25th, 2020|

Courtesy of Jam/desertcart.com African Condiment: Jam UK-based website http://www.theafricanchef.com/ has all sorts of original and unique African condiments using recipes and ingredients sourced from Africa. But the real stand-out product on their shop is the 'Baobab Chilli Jam', which won the 'Best Food Product' in Devonshire award in 2012. Described as “explosively spicy”, this African condiment is also gluten-free and vegan-friendly. The ingredients are all fair-trade, and it is comprised mainly of baobab fruit powder along with an assortment of herbs and spices and chilli and garlic to give it a sweet-spicy balance. Courtesy of SATEMWA/yswara.com [...]

  • Kadealo, African Restaurants

10 of most unusual African restaurants

By |2020-05-31T20:36:38+00:00May 24th, 2020|

The days are long gone, when Africa was only known for its marvelous Pyramids and mighty River Nile. Today Africa is one of the trending destinations for tourists and visitors. Being the second-largest continent after Asia, Africa is guaranteed to give you some unusual African restaurants and breathtaking experiences, from brilliant Architectures of Egypt to heights of Mount Kilimanjaro and dinner with sharks! Or in a tree, or in a Cave, if you prefer you can also enjoy your candle-light dinner between two oceans! In recent years, Africa has emerged as a gourmand’s paradise.  You can only find such amazing, strange, and unique  African restaurants [...]

  • Kadealo, Mouth-Watering African Dishes

Mouth-Watering African Dishes You Have To Try

By |2020-05-31T11:57:47+00:00May 23rd, 2020|

So far this guide has focused on the overviews of the wildlife, cultures, and the best restaurants on offer in Africa, along with documentaries and films to educate you before you visit. But in this section, we take a look at the most popular African dishes, plus some rarities to wet your appetite.    Courtesy of Xiaojun Deng/flickr.com African Dish: Ugali Na Nyama Choma, East Africa This African dish is particularly well-loved in Kenya. Kenyans love to use this dish to celebrate weddings, birthdays and for guests attending barbecues. It literately translates as “roast meat”.   [...]

  • Kadealo, African Food Blog

Top 10 African food bloggers to follow

By |2020-05-28T19:31:15+00:00May 23rd, 2020|

Are you a food lover? Do you love to experiment in the kitchen? If you answered yes to either question, then you have got to check out these African food bloggers that are showcasing some of the best mouthwatering African dishes. The blogs are packed with an amazing variety of delicious African foods and tips on how to cook up a storm in your own kitchen at home.  Courtesy of nigerianlazychef.com Nigerian Lazy Chef Anyone who wants to learn where African food came from and how it all originated will need to go to the Nigerian Lazy Chef blog. [...]

  • Kadealo, African Dining Etiquette

African dining etiquette to know before your trip

By |2020-05-27T16:00:11+00:00May 15th, 2020|

Africa is home to some of the most delicious and diverse cuisines in the entire world, and when you consider the fact that the continent is made up of more than 45 different countries, each one with its own unique traditions, beliefs, and cultures, it’s no wonder why African dining etiquette is so interesting and enthralling. Some of the planet’s most popular holiday destinations are located in Africa, with Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Nigeria, and Kenya, are just a few of the most popular examples. If there’s one thing you will notice if you visit more than one country in Africa, it’s the fact that [...]

  • Kadealo, African Restaurants, Fine Dining in Africa

15 African Restaurants That You Have To Visit

By |2020-05-27T16:00:26+00:00May 15th, 2020|

Africa is becoming a global ‘go-to’ travel destination on the rise, from family safaris to romantic honeymoon trips, Africa is the perfect answer. But apart from its adventure sports and historical monuments, Africa has a lot to offer to foodies and travelers. Indeed, Africa is a gourmand’s paradise! Out of the world’s 50 best restaurants, 12 are from Africa. Due to its rich culture, in each African restaurant, you can find top-notch French, Portuguese, Spanish and Arabic food in Africa, combine all these with thousands of years old traditional African dishes, and you get some of the most breathtaking and mouthwatering, delicious food! We [...]

  • Kadealo, Exotic African Fruits

Exotic African fruits to try

By |2020-05-27T16:00:57+00:00May 9th, 2020|

There's no denying the fact that Africa brings to mind images of exciting and exotic foods, including African fruit varieties. With so many different climates and weather found throughout the continent, fruits of many varieties grow lush, healthy, and plentiful in various African nations. From the date plantations in Morocco and Tunisia to the exotic Sub-Saharan fruits like bananas and pineapples, the African fruit is exciting, delicious, and exotic indeed. This article will look at a few big names in African fruits, where they come from, and what their special properties are.  Courtesy of Eleni Bereti/imgund.com Exotic African Fruits: Safou [...]

  • 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. [...]

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