Central African Cuisine and Recipes

Bouillie Chadian Porridge

Bouillie – Chadian Porridge

We might be used to spreading peanut butter on our morning toast, but this recipe for Bouillie, a Chadian porridge, uses peanut butter and lemon juice to make a refreshing breakfast cereal.Read More
Equatorial Guinean Grilled Fish with Three Sauces

Equatorial Guinean Grilled Fish with Three Sauces

This recipe, Equatorial Guinean Grilled Fish with Three sauces, is one of the traditional and staple recipes of that country. As we’ve researched recipes from all around the world, we’ve come to notice many patterns and tastes in various regions. In this case, the importance of peanut butter in Central African cooking has stood out. Read More
Babute Congolese Curried Beef Meatloaf

Babute – Congolese Curried Beef Meatloaf

Babute is an African dish, effectively a form of meatloaf, originating in the Babute region of the Congo containing beef mince, curry powder and dried apricots.Read More
Hot Chicken Paella

Equatorial Guinean Cuisine

The Cuisine of Equatorial Guinea is a blend of the cuisines of the native tribes, as well as that of Spain (their colonial motherland) and Islamic states such as Morocco. As the wealthiest nation in west Africa, its cuisine incorporates various meats. These include game and bush-meat as well as imports. Fish and chicken are common dishes. As seen in the dishes here, chillies and other spices are popular. Read More
Injera Flat Bread

Injera – Ethiopian Flat Bread

Injera, sometimes transliterated enjera; is a yeast-risen flatbread with a unique, slightly spongy texture. Traditionally made out of teff flour, it is a national dish in Ethiopia and Eritrea. A similar variant is eaten in Somalia (where it is called canjeelo or lahooh) and Yemen (where it is known as lahoh).Read More
Gabonese Cuisine

Gabonese Cuisine

Gabon food is best known for its locally produced fruits and vegetables, where the most popularly produced ones include bananas, pineapples, papayas, guavas, bushbutter, mangoes, coconut, avocado, eggplant, feed corn, bitter eggplant, peanuts, sugarcane, and plantains. Bush meat and fish, which are good sources of protein, are also popular food items in Gabon. Fish stews and meat are quite popular in Gabon.Read More
About Central African Cuisine

Central African Cuisine

The most used ingredients in the Central African cuisine are the plantains and cassava. The cuisine here is a wonderful combination of fruits, vegetables, meat and fish. The tradition there is to cook Fufu-like starchy dishes, which are usually prepared from fermented cassava roots. These strange but also delicious dishes are sometimes used to garnish grilled meat. Read More
Fufu

Fufu

Fufu is a staple food of West and Central Africa. It is made by boiling starchy vegetables like cassava, yams or plantains and then pounding them into a dough-like consistency. Read More
Yellow Coconut Pudding - Cocada Amarela

Cocada Amarela – Yellow Coconut Pudding

Originating from Angola, Cocada amarela is a heavy dessert made principally from eggs and coconut and has a distinctive yellow colour due to the quantity of eggs it contains.Read More
Portuguese feijoada

Angolan Cuisine

Angolan cuisine is the cuisine of Angola, a country in south-central Africa. Because Angola was a Portuguese colony for centuries, Portuguese cuisine has significantly influenced Angolan cuisine, with many foods imported into Angola by the Portuguese.Read More