- Burkinabé cuisine
Burkinabé cuisine, the cuisine of Burkina Faso, is similar to the cuisines in many parts of West Africa, and is based around staple foods of sorghum, millet, rice, maize, peanuts, potatoes, beans, yams and okra. Grilled meat is common, particularly mutton, goat, beef and fish.
- Tô (Saghbo in Mooré), a bitter pulp made from crushed, cooked millet, sorghum or corn. The dough is mixed with a sauce made from vegetables such as tomatoes, peppers, sumbala and carrots. The resulting stew is sometimes supplemented by a piece of meat like mutton or goat.
- French green beans
- Poulet Bicyclette, a grilled chicken dish common across West Africa.
- Ragout d'Igname
- Riz gras, rice cooked with onions and tomatoes.
- Riz Sauce
- Sauce gombo
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.
- Bissap/Bisap, a sour-tasting drink made from Roselle (Bissap) flowers, and sweetened with sugar
- Dôlo, a beer made from pearl millet or sorghum
- Toédo, Baobab fruit
- Yamoku, Ginger
- Zoomkoom, a soft drink made from millet flour, ginger, lemon juice and tamarind
- ^ a b "Oxfam's Cool Planet - Food in Burkina Faso". Oxfam. http://www.oxfam.org.uk/coolplanet/ontheline/explore/journey/burkina/food.htm. Retrieved 2008-05-21.
- ^ a b c d e Marchais, p. 99
- ^ Grubben, p.321
- ^ Steinkraus, p.273
- Grubben, G. J. H. (2004). Vegetables: Vegetables (PROTA 2). PROTA. ISBN 9057821478. http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=6jrlyOPfr24C.
- Marchais, Julien (in French). Burkina Faso. Petit Futé. ISBN 2746916010. http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=6jsBLSzJWYsC.
- Steinkraus, Keith (2004). Industrialization of Indigenous Fermented Foods. CRC Press. pp. 273. ISBN 0824747844. http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=WfjPq9dfTuMC.
African cuisine National cuisines
- Burkina Faso
- Cape Verde
- Centrafrican (Central African Republic)
- The Republic of the Congo
- The Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Ivorian (Côte d'Ivoire)
- Nigerien (Niger)
- Sierra Leone
- South Africa
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