Food and Drink of Equatorial Guinea, Africa

Cassava is a staple food in Equatorial Guinea and is often served with fish or meat, although rice is also eaten.

Vegetables and fruits available include leafy vegetables, sweet potatoes, yams, plantains, bananas, coconuts, mangoes and pineapples.

For their drinks, coffee is grown, while beer, palm wine, and sugarcane alcohol are produced locally.

Among their national specialities are:
-Chicken served in a peanut butter or cream sauce with rice or boiled plantain.
-Meat or fish grilled with crushed pumpkin seeds served in leaves.
-Sweet potatoes, yams and plantain are all popular ingredients.

Markets sell local produce such as beans, rice, fruit, vegetables, oil and bush meat and other traditional goods from the country.

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