A Bite of East Africa (Common East African ingredients (Capsicum (crunchy…
A Bite of East Africa
Common East African ingredients
crunchy texture, sweet flavour
fresh texture, watery flavour
crunchy texture, spicy flavour
creamy texture, sweet taste
firm texture, strong flavour
East African countries
The dish must have...
Savoury East African dish
Berbere spice blend as the hero ingredient in one component of the dish
Grilling or barbecuing as a technique in one component of the dish
A flatbread (made from scratch) and/or grain as a side
Traditional East African Recipes
Spicy Ethiopian Red Lentil Stew
Ethiopian Berbere spice. A mixture of dried chiles, cloves, ginger, coriander, and allspice and a stew with red lentils
Cucumber mango salad
Serve this simple mango salad with any East African meal of stewed or braised meat. Jalapeños, coriander, cumin, cinnamon, and cloves spice it up, and peanuts give it crunch.
East African Braised chicken
Start with a whole chicken, and remove the bone in breasts, thighs, and drumsticks yourself. Braise in broth with dates and raisins and season.
Traditional methods of cooking