Benin Cuisine

Benin Cuisine

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. In southern Benin cuisine, the most common ingredient is the corn. The corn is used in preparing the dough which is mainly served with peanut- or tomato-based sauces. The most common meat type used in the southern cuisine is fish and chicken, but we can also find goat, beef and bush rat. The meat is fried in palm or peanut oil. As for vegetables, the most popular are rice, beans, tomatoes and couscous. Fruits are very easy to find in this region, especially oranges, bananas, mandarin oranges, pineapples, kiwi, avocados, and peanuts. While corn is considered as the staple food of the southern population, the yam is the staple in the northern parts.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 358g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136739682
  • 9786136739687