TRADITIONAL FOOD OF CENTRAL AFRICA

You know, experiencing local cuisine comes with exploring the world, but you can’t help but be wary. You’re in Central Africa, everything is foreign.

This will help walk you through discovering the culture of the local Central African food. You will learn about their history and all the most famous dishes in their countries.

CAMEROON FOOD

One of the most influenced and varied in Central Africa because of its location. They are most popular for their Koki or bean cake.

CHAD FOOD

One of their traditional dishes is called daraba — a dish prepared from tomatoes, okra, sweet potatoes, peanut sauce or paste, and other ingredients.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO FOOD

Their usual meals consist of a starchy ingredient (often fufu), with side dishes made of vegetables, and meat stews.

GABON FOOD

Their national dish called Poulet Nyembwe is made from spiced chicken cooked in nyembwe sauce. This sauce consists of the ripe red fruit that surrounds the seeds of the African oil palms.

CENTRAL EQUATORIAL GUINEA FOOD

Their most famous dish is called succotash, a special dish made from sweet corn, lima beans, potatoes, corned beef, salted pork, peppers, and okra.

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