With the Calabar Festival fast approaching, it is almost a given that majority of the tourists heading to the festival this December will get the chance to taste the amazing oh-so famous Edikang Ikong Soup during their visit.
Waakye actually pronounced “Wachay” is a very popular Ghanaian street food. Rumor has it that this meal originated from the northern past of the “Gold Coast”. Usually made with rice, black eyed beans and sorghum mill stalks. I can vividly remember my days in Accra, Ghana and how waakye was my go-to-food; It was somewhere between 6 to 10 Ghana Cedis for a decent pack of this delicacy.
Today on African Platter map, we head over to Tunisia for our next delicious dish called Shakshouka (Eggs in Tomato sauce). The name almost got me biting my tongue, I can only but imagine how tasty it would be. African platter takes you to countries around Africa showcasing different delicacies and recipes on how to make them.
Somalia also called Somali is a country located at the horn of the African continent, which has the 43rd largest land mass, blessed with loads of plateaus and highlands, and is abundant in countless mineral resources. Although going through certain economic issues, food is a common language that turns heads anywhere and makes the tummy stand at attention.
Did you know Shea Butter is one of the world’s increasingly sought after ingredient for cosmetic products? And to think this goldmine is gotten from our beautiful Africa.
Oh yes it is! Shea butter is gotten majorly from the Western part of Africa. It has endless benefits for hair and skincare amongst other things.
What makes this natural substance so special and how will it cheer you up? Come along let’s find out…
Hello beautiful people, let’s take our taste buds on a food trip to Libya today. Who else loves trying new recipes? The recipe we would be looking at is called Asida.
Asida is a traditional dish in Libya popularly served during certain celebrations such as Eid (a celebration that makes the end of Ramadan), births etc. It is also referred to as the Arabic boiled flour pudding
It is a boiled flour pudding cooked directly in water. The flour is made of wheat or whole-meal flour dough cooked in water. Let’s see the procedure of preparing this here…