African Goat Meat Stew
Known as the second largest continent, Africa made a huge contribution to the history of the most famous dishes in the world. African cuisines traditionally consist of beans, legumes, grains, local whey, cassava, and milk. The way of cooking differs from region to region depending on the eating and consuming habits of their growing population. Beef, lamb, and African style goat meat stew are some of the famous dishes all over the world.
- Central Africa started their food tradition commonly with legumes and groundnuts. They used local goods and never imported from other places as they were isolated until the 19th century. Crocodile meat, monkeys, and antelopes are the common animals they hunt for meat dishes. Rice and porridges are also part of their traditional food.
- East Africa has different territories where a lot of cuisines come from. Burundi, where mountains and savannas are abundant, they are absolutely rich in agricultural products such as coffee and tea. Kenya commonly eats universal food like wiki, ugali, cereals, and mullets. Tanzania prefers spicy food and coconut milk added for the flavor of meals. Uganda has the influence of Arabian, Asian, and Indian natives. They represent fully starched meals like beans and meats. Lastly, Maasai is popular in the use of vegetables and plants as soups.
- Horn of Africa consists of different native influences. They traditionally serve spicy vegetables and meats in thick sauce, usually using lamb, beef, and goat meat. African goat meat stew is one of their favorites.
- North African cuisines consist of Halal meat. This is only for Muslims, which is their main religion in this region. Goat, lamb, beef, fish and other kinds of seafood are their traditional meat.
- South African cuisine came from different ethnic cultures as well. Chicken, fish, and beef are their commonly consumed meat and popularized in curry. They are rich in grown vegetables, fruits such as pineapple, mangoes, and avocados. Their cuisines are the famous ‘rainbow cuisines’ for its multicultural influences from different countries.
- West Africa is famous for spices and herbs that are used in a lot of flavorful dishes such as beef curry and African goat meat stew. They grow cowpeas locally as a source of protein for both people and animal livestock. Kola nuts and coffee beans of ancient Africans are now used in beverages all over the world.