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Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent. At about 30.2 million km² (11.7 million sq mi) including adjacent islands, it covers six percent of the Earth's total surface area and 20.4 percent of the total land area.

"Africa" is a vast and diverse continent with a wide variety of cuisines that vary from region to region. It's difficult to summarize all African cuisine in one answer, but here are some examples of dishes and ingredients commonly found across different parts of Africa:

  1. Jollof rice: A popular West African dish made with rice, tomatoes, onions, and spices.

  2. Injera: A sourdough flatbread that is a staple in Ethiopian and Eritrean cuisine, often used to scoop up stews and other dishes.

  3. Tagine: A slow-cooked stew from North Africa that is traditionally made in a conical clay pot of the same name.

  4. Bobotie: A South African dish made with spiced minced meat topped with a custard-like layer of egg and milk.

  5. Biltong: A type of cured meat that is popular in Southern Africa, similar to beef jerky.


Here are some similar things to African cuisine:

  1. Caribbean cuisine: Many Caribbean islands have cuisines that share similarities with African cuisine due to the influence of African slaves brought to the region during the transatlantic slave trade.

  2. Middle Eastern cuisine: Some Middle Eastern countries share ingredients and cooking techniques with African cuisine, especially those in North Africa.

  3. Southern American cuisine: The food of the southern United States has some similarities to African cuisine, with dishes like gumbo and jambalaya featuring African and African-American influences.

  4. Mediterranean cuisine: Some Mediterranean countries, such as Morocco and Tunisia, share similar ingredients and cooking techniques with North African cuisine.

  5. Latin American cuisine: Some Latin American countries, such as Brazil and Colombia, have cuisines that share similarities with African cuisine due to the influence of African slaves brought to the region during the colonial period.

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