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Burkinabé cuisine

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Burkinabé cuisine

Burkinabé cuisine, the millet, rice, fonio, maize, peanuts, potatoes, beans, yams and okra.[1] Rice, maize and millet are the most commonly-eaten grains.[2] Grilled meat is common, particularly mutton, goat, beef and fish.[3] Vegetables include, besides yams and potatoes, okra, tomatoes, zucchini, carrots, leeks, onions, beets, pumpkins, cucumbers, cabbage, sorrel and spinach.[2]

Common dishes

A plate of fufu (right) accompanied with peanut soup
Location of Burkina Faso

Restaurants generally serve Burkinabé dishes alongside those of neighbouring countries. Foreign dishes include a fish or meat stew called kédjénou from Côte d'Ivoire and poulet yassa, a chicken stew with lemon and onions from Senegal.[3]

Common beverages

See also

The fruit of the African Baobab tree

Notes

  1. ^ a b
  2. ^ a b c
  3. ^ a b c d e Marchais, p. 99
  4. ^ Grubben, p.321
  5. ^ Steinkraus, p.273

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