Tag: People and Culture
Rice can be considered a staple food in Africa, because majority of people in African countries eat this meal in a
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. (more…)
This (Peanut soup) is a Liberian lunch time special that comprises; peanut (s), herbs, spices and of course lots of meat.
In Nigeria, the rhythmic sync of the drums, the passion in the dance, alluring display of the native dishes, matching attires and yes of course beaded Jewelry!!! A traditional wedding is never complete without these, and it also cuts across most countries in Africa. (more…)
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.
Ever stopped to ponder on why it seems befitting for men to wear trousers? or ladies skirts and blouse? Gender roles. How about, why carrying your hair/walking in a particular fashion is seen as more suitable to a particular sex than the other? Then I can say, that you and I both reason alike.
Natural hair growth seems to be a bold step most Nigerian ladies are beginning to adhere to. It is so amazing how like wild fire it has spread, and the popular faces seem to be leading the charge. Yes I’m a dude, but nothing speaks natural beauty more like a lady who grooms and wears her natural hair. (more…)
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.
The words African and platter, combined together makes my mouth salivate and my tummy rumble. Although I hate map reading, or hated map reading back then in geography class, when it comes to food… I am an “A” student always. hahahaha!