What are some main dishes from Equatorial Guinea?
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When traveling through the small country of Equatorial Guinea, you will find a cuisine that is generally African, with hints of Spanish character. The diet is based mostly on crops such as cassava, rice and potatoes, but people also hunt and fish. Many of the meat dishes you will find are made from goat, rodents, monkeys or snakes. Chicken and duck are usually served at special occasions. Despite the connection to Spain and Africa, the people of Equatorial Guinea claim their cuisine to be unique. One of the more distinctive dishes you may encounter is lomandoha, made from malanga (cocoyam) leaves, fish and homemade chocolate.
Groundnuts are common ingredients used in Equatoguinean cooking, particularly in sauces, such as the traditional tomato-peanut butter sauce that often accompanies fish. Papayas, pineapples, bananas and plantains are also used to flavor meals or served as a complement to the main course. Customary drinks are palm wine and malamba, an alcoholic beverage made from sugarcane.—Alexandra Menglide
Meat or fish grilled with crushed pumpkin seeds served in leaves.
Cassava root is a staple food, often served with fish or meat. Sweet potatoes, yams and plantains are all popular ingredients.
People in Equatorial Guinea supplement their primarily plant-based diet through hunting and fishing.
Chicken and duck are usually served at special occasions. A popular dish is chicken served in a peanut butter or cream sauce with rice or boiled plantain.
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