Africa is known for its versatile dishes and the taste that its cuisine offers. You will find your taste buds enveloped with a variety of different flavours as you go on to try these African foods. For you, we have compiled 4 of the most delicious dishes from Africa. These dishes are sure to make your mouth water!
Piri Piri Chicken
Piri Piri Chicken is yet another favourite African dish that many people consume. It is made using chilies, garlic, paprika, bay leaves, lemon and oregano. The chicken is marinated with all of these ingredients and then grilled. It is a simple yet flavoursome dish that has proven to be a staple across African homes.
Africa is divided into different regions, and almost every district has a variety of special cuisines. The Jollof Rice is of West Africa and has quickly become a favourite of all. Jollof Rice is a one-pot concoction that is prepared using ingredients such as tomatoes, onions, pepper, and rice. Jollof Rice is usually served with protein (such as Chicken) and a side dish such as fried plantain.
A dish specific to Nigeria, Egusi Soup is a favourite for anyone wanting to eat a ‘swallow’ dish. There are many varieties of Egusi Soup, however the most common is made with green leafy vegetables such as bitter leaf and ground melon seeds. It is served with carbohydrate such as pounded yam or garri. It is a delicious combination and you will find this available in almost any Nigerian eatery.
A South African favourite! Bunny Chow is essentially a loaf of bread/bun that is hollow from the middle and filled with vegetable or meat curries, and there you have it! Your Bunny Chow is ready. The savoury and delicious taste of the gravy paired with the buns makes it a perfect dish to have at any given time! It’s no wonder it is loved by so many outside Africa! Speak to Pervenche Catering to order Bunny Chow for your special event.
Have we got your taste buds tingling yet? These amazing African dishes are available for any catered event by Pervenche Catering. Contact us today to get your menu perfect and allow our full service catering team make your event a memorable one.
Did you read the article on the best dishes from East and West Africa?