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‘Cow Grease’, Meat and Pâtes – Traditional Burundian Cuisine

Piecing together information on the traditional cuisines of an area – in this case, upcountry Burundi – requires many hours and days of chit-chat about, and observation of crops, processing and cooking procedures, and possible ceremonial or status links. Getting … Continue reading

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Hospital cuisine and culture in Burundi

Hospitals and healthcare in Africa and other non-Western areas receive resoundingly bad press. Westerners living here (Burundi) or in other non-Western countries routinely flee the country at the first signs of serious illness, generally going to South Africa or Europe. … Continue reading

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