African spices

African spices for specialties from all over the world

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Here you can buy African spices that you need for specialties from all over the world. We brought recipes for it with us from our travels through Africa.

African spices list

Azafran Chakalaka spice

Chakalakka spice

With this African spice you can easily prepare a dish that originated in the mining settlements around Johannesburg. Chakalakka is a type of stew made with all kinds of vegetables. A Recepies that's what there is here.

Chakalakka is an African spice that can also be used to season grilled meat and vegetables. You can also use it to prepare dips. The mixture contains onion, paprika, chilli, tomatoes, coriander, turmeric, garlic, smoked paprika (paprika, smoke), carrots, ginger, fenugreek seeds, parsley, leek, cumin, pepper, parsnips, celery, cinnamon, allspice, cardamom, chilies , Cloves, caraway seeds. Sea salt and cane sugar are also included.

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Cumin is an African spice

Cumin is also known as cumin or cumin. It is an African spice that is popular in North African cuisine. It was used thousands of years ago in the Middle East and in Egypt 3000 to 4000 years ago. This is shown by finds from excavations. Today, cumin is mainly grown in Iran, India, Indonesia and China. But there are also cultivation areas in Mediterranean countries such as Algeria and Tunisia. It can also be found on the Sinai Peninsula, Jordan, Israel and Armenia.

The African spice plays a role especially in the cuisine of North Africa. However, we discovered it in a recipe from Nigeria. It's one of the spices in this one Stew from Nigeria. This gives it a taste that is particularly spicy. It is also popular as a spice in the cuisine of Greece and Turkey, as well as in India, Brazil and Mexico.

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Bobotie spicebobotie

A dish from the cuisine of the Cape Malays in and around Cape Town that is very tasty bobotie. This recipe probably comes from the Spice Islands area. We can also prepare it for you. It's one of our favorite South African dishes. Of course you can prepare bobotie according to the recipe. However, it is quicker with this ready meal.

This gives your food a flavor that is spicy. This fits very well Mango chutney *. This is also part of a bobotie.

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Saffron is considered valuable. No wonder! The African spice consists of the flower pens of a type of crocus that blooms in autumn. Then the pickers go to the fields and collect the threads. Each crocus flower only has three of them. For one kilogram of saffron you need 150000 to 200000 flowers. A picker only manages 60 to 80 grams per day. That is why saffron is also known as red gold.

It is used as a spice in the cuisine of the Mediterranean, but also in the Orient. For example, it is one of the spice ingredients for Shakshuka. This is a dish from the cuisine of North Africa. From there it spread through Egypt to Israel. It is now almost a national dish there.

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With these spices you can easily prepare the recipes from Africa that we present in our recipe collection from the regions of the world. Buying African spices has never been easier. There will be more recipes. It is therefore worth stopping by here again and again and discovering new recipes and spices.



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African spices

Monika Fuchs

Monika Fuchs and Petar Fuchs are the authors and publishers of the Food and Slow Travel blog  TravelWorldOnline. They have been publishing this blog since 2005. TravelWorldOnline has been online since 2001. Their topics are trips to Savor, wine tourism worldwide and slow travel. During her studies Monika Fuchs spent some time in North America, where she - partly together with Petar Fuchs - traveled to the USA and Canada and spent a research year in British Columbia. This intensified her thirst for knowledge, which she satisfied for 6 years as an adventure guide for Rotel Tours and then for 11 years as a tour guide for Studiosus Reisen around the world. She was constantly expanding her travel regions, but curiosity still gnawed at her: "What's beyond the horizon? What else is there to discover in this city? Which people are interesting here? What do they eat in this region?" As a freelance travel journalist (her articles have appeared in DIE ZEIT, 360° Canada, 360° USA, etc.), she is now looking for answers to these questions as a travel writer and travel blogger in many countries around the world. Petar Fuchs produces the videos on this blog as well as on YouTube. Monika Fuchs from TravelWorldOnline is among Germany's top 50 bloggers in 2021. Find more Information about Monika and Petar Fuchs here.