Entries by Bob Huyu

Zimbabwe – Mopane Worms

All around the world, eating of insects is the hobby to people, and includes ants, beetles, grasshoppers and so many to mention. Today we will focus on worms specifically Mopane worms from Zimbabwe. They are also called mashonja and macimbi in Shona and Ndebele respectively.

Burkina Faso – Pouletbicyclette

Burkina Faso people consumes chickens and poultry at large, for this reason chicken sellers could tie more than 100 chickens around their neck for delivery. On top of the story, in many parts in Burkina Faso you will find chicken grilled for sell, this is why the cuisine was called Pouletbicyclette.

Burkina Faso – Sauce Gombo

Sauce gombo is simply translated as Okra sauce, “gombo” means “Okra”. Although the dish is dreamed to have Okras only, it is accompanied with some varieties of seafood including cray fish or crabs and beef as meat.

Niger – Dambou

Niger is among the western African countries. Despite the idea that Niger shares it’s cuisines with Nigeria, however they are quite two different countries with very little customs and traditional dishes similarities. One to talk about is Dambou.

Sierra Leone – Binch

Binch is another dare cuisine from Sierra Leone. It is comprises of beans and spices served over with cassava or yams. It’s main ingrediwnt is black eye beans. Traditionally, binch cuisine was counted as among the best respected dishes because of the apperance of the beans.

Burkina Faso – Babenda

Welcome to Burkina faso where the traditional taste is preserved with traditional dishes. Babenda is among the loved and respected dishes in the country. It has been prepared far more than a meal but a medicine and nutritional agent especially for men. You can’t speak about Burkina Faso cuisines without mentioning the Babenda dish.

Nigeria – Ekuru and Ata Dindin

Nigeria is a country located in western Africa, it is bordered by Niger in the north, Cameroon to the east, Benin in the west and Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic ocean to the southern part. Ekuru is originate from Yoruba tribe, people living in the southern part of the country, among three ethnic groups in tribes in Nigeria.

Benin – Akpan

Benin is a country in African continent and it is bordered by Togo to the west, Nigeria to the east and Burkina Faso to the north-west. Akpan is a cuisine from Benin and it is widely prepared from the western countries in the African continent.

Burkina Faso – Riz Gras

Burkina Faso is a country located western part of African continent. It is boarded by Mali to the north, Niger to the northeast and Togo to the south. It is a Savannah land with large plate and formerly know as “Upper Volta”.

Zimbabwe – Maguru Stew (Tripe)

Zimbabwe with Maguru stew as among the best loved traditional dishes, it is a country surrounded by Mozambique, Botswana, Zambia and South Africa. Shona people as one of the largest tribes found in the country prefer this meal, though if prepared by boiling only. This is to mean, Maguru stew hold it’s origin from the traditional ways of eating.