Porridge and a red pepper sauce as a tasty, main meal in central africa.

porridge pot

Porridge. Mouse via Flickr

Although red pepper became known in Africa only after having been introduced by, presumably, the Portuguese in perhaps the 16th Century, they soon spread throughout the continent and became the most important condiment in many areas.

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With a group of BaTwa (pygmy) women potters, with whom we've worked to enhance production and sales of their wonderful pots - fantastic for cooking and serving. To see the 2 blogs on this work enter 'batwa pots' into the search engine located just above this picture. Blog entries throughout this site are about Africa, as well as about the Middle East and life in general - reflecting over 35 years of work and research in Africa and the Middle East – Come and join me!
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2 Responses to Porridge and a red pepper sauce as a tasty, main meal in central africa.

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