Chat ጫት

Ethiopia food
Chat ጫት (Qat قات‎ in Yemen, Qaad in Somali or Khat may be preffered in English), a plant indigenous varied from East Africa to Yemen, has stimulant properties. Chat is not smoked or inhaled, it is chewed and then induces an euphoric effect in the user. In fact, it’s not illegal in Ethiopia, Somalia or Yemen.

Quanta Firfir

Eritrea food
Quanta is a dried beef meat. Firfir is that a bread or injera (national sour crepe) is broken up into pieces and absorbed zigni (traditional spicy tomato sauce) well. Quanta firfir is the dish specially prepared. Very tasty.

Samosa

Kenya food
Samosa is a small, usually trianglar fried pasty which mostly include potatoes, onions and/or meats. It is commonly eaten in wide areas in the world, from Africa to Uyghur (China).

Renga Renga

Brundi food
“ringa ringa”, it’s so sweet! It is potate leaves’ stew and contains a little peanut(grained), tomato, salt and oil.

Katogo

Uganda food
Katogo is real Ugandan food. It means “one plate meal”, so that we can eat different meal day by day. I ate a plate with Mucheli (plane rice), Nyama (meat stew), Nakati (sauteed spinach) and Matoke (boiled banana (non sweet one)). It is often served as breakfast and very cheap.

Banana

Uganda food
Banana is the national crop in Uganda. Ugandan diet, as is often the case with tropical country, is composed of banana in many ways.

Nyama ya mbuzi

Uganda food
‘Nyama’ is a Kiswahili term for meat, ‘ya’ is of, and ‘mbuzi’ is goat. Skewered grill meat like Kebabs are very popular street food and often sold through the bus window.

Matoke, Matooke

Uganda food
Banana dishes are the ‘King’ of all foods in Uganda. Green bananas are actually not sweet, so that people love them as staple meal. Matoke is boiled and mashed green bananas and accompanied with other meals such as stews.

Cabri

Djibouti food
It has tender texture! This is a baby goat meat. Though people call it “Riyo” in Somali language, “cabri” (baby goat in French language) is no problem for calling.

Beer

Djibouti food
Beer means liver in Somali language. As next coutry Somalia, sauteed liver is very popular in local restaurant.

Foul

Djibouti food
It is boiled white beans with savor tomato and onion. They put oil for better taste. It seems to be similar as Halicot. Beans in Foul is mashed, beans in Halicot is non-mashed (it is not definity).

Halicot

Djibouti food
It is boiled white beans in tomato and onion. They put oil for better taste. It seems to be similar as Halicot. Beans in Foul is mashed, beans in Halicot is non-mashed (it is not definity).

Fatiil

Djibouti food
Fatiil seems to be Arabian food. Bake thin flour dumping, Bake solved egg, together and chop, sautee with graind meat and chopped vegetables.

Bariis

Djibouti food
Somali tribes are living in Dibouti, and they eat typical Somalian food Bariis as principal food. Bariis means rice and it has spicy flavor and tenderness.

French mustard

Djibouti food
Djibouti was French colonial country in the past time. As the fact, Some of Djibouti food has delicate taste. They often put French mustard on the plate's edge. It is good for bread, for meat, for salad, and for rice.

Baguette

Djibouti food
Djibouti used to be French colonial country. French baguette is wide available in Djibouti. It is also called “pain” in French, also called in “Roli” in Somali language.

Good taste water

Djibouti food
I drank lots kind of African tap water. Djibouti's one is the worst (tap water is salty, alkaline flavor, magnesium flavor…what can I say on it!?). A company provide good good water. It is very important in Djibouti.。

Injera, Bayaynate

ethiopia food
Traditional meal in Ethiopia is often piled on and served with Injera, which is fermented crepe-like flat bread made from Tef flour. Bayaynate means “vegetable mix”. Many kind of vegetable or beans food is on the Injera crape. Beans red stew, lentil stew, sauteed spinach, sauteed cabbage, and so on .

Injera, misto

ethiopia food
Traditional meal in Ethiopia is often piled on and served with Injera, which is fermented crepe-like flat bread made from Tef flour. Misto means “meat mix”. You see Kaywat and Kekkel in this photograph.

Injera, Tibbs

ethiopia food
Traditional meal in Ethiopia is often piled on and served with Injera, which is fermented crepe-like flat bread made from Tef flour. Tibbs is one of most popular food for injera which is grilled goat meat, sometimes with onion or pimenta. I like to eat Injera tibbs with “Quebe” which is melt butter made from goat. We should not forget also “Data” (green hot paste) while eating Injera tibbs.