Tag Archive for: Tanzanian Cuisine

Tanzania – Wali and Bamia Mix

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Tanzania is a lovely country with a lot of tastes to give, among them are cuisines. Wali and Bamia mix is mostly prepared by Haya, Nyamwezi and Sukuma people settling in the north and central Tanzania. Wali means rice and Bamia means Okras in Swahili, sometimes the terms are applicable even in mother tongues languages.

Malawi, Tanzania – Malawi Stiff Porridge (Nsima)

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Since the African traditional wars around 18s-19s, Nsima has been used as the best food because it is believed to bring energy.

Tanzania – Sorghum Stiff Porridge

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Sukuma tribe from Tanzania-Africa is known for preparing sorghum stiif porridge and this is because they cultivate it as well.

Tanzania – Maize Stiff Porridge

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In Africa this kind of stiff porridge is the most cooked one, due to the fact and belief that it gives energy and build up strong man, so it has been taken as the food for man.

Tanzania – African Yellow Split Peas-Rice Mix

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In Tanzania, yellow split peas serves much starts from foods to business as some fry and sell them as packed in small packets and usually sells them at a cost of 1.43$ per packet.

Tanzania – Cassava Leaves (Kisamuv)

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Ever wonder that Cassava leaves may give the best taste ever? Yeah! it's the matter of how to make it give that 'best taste ever!.'

Tanzania – Rice Porridge

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Egypt, Madagascar, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Cte d'Ivoire, Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria are the most known countries to cultivate rice in Africa. Shinyanga, Tabora, Mwanza, Mbeya, Rukwa and Morogoro are the most known areas in Tanzania to cultivate rice, however today we will prepare our local cuisine of rice porridge from Mbeya, Tanzania. Let us roll in.

Tanzania – Cassava Kebab (Mbute)

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Kebab (Kababu) is normally made with a mixture of meat, but in Tanzania Cassava makes kebab as well.

Kilimanjaro, Tanzania – Tanzanian Stew Banana (Mtori)

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Mtori is originated from Kilimanjaro region in Tanzania. It was found as the main basic food for Chagga tribe, but later became famous in a whole country.