Special Sub-Topic: On The Road In Tanzania
|Which of these are the main ingredients for ugali?|
maize and cassava flour. Ugali is made by mixing maize and cassava flour with water until it becomes stiff. It is served in a large bowl and eaten with the hands.
|What is the general name given to the sauce which is usually served with ugali?|
Mchuzi. Mchuzi is a sauce which contains meat, fish, beans or spinach. It is served in a small bowl and the ugali is dipped into it.
Mboga is a sauce which is prepared with vegetables and is present during most meals.
|What would you expect to be served if you ordered wali at a restaurant?|
Cooked Rice. Wali is available in most Tanzanian restaurants with a variety of meat and sauces.
|True or False: Chapati is a round bread cooked like a pancake?|
t. Chapati can be eaten on its own but it is usually used to pick up other foods.
|Vendors are commonly seen selling snacks on the streets of Tanzania. Which nut is most commonly sold by these vendors?|
Cashew nut. Cashew nuts are available everywhere and are very cheap to buy. They are also cooked into a lot of Tanzanian dishes such as kande.
|Some vendors also sell hot food on the streets. Which of these could you buy as a snack?|
Corn on the cob. The corn on the cob is usually blackened a little on the outside but it still tastes fantastic.
|Chipsi mayai is a delicious omelet when served 'kavu sana'. Which of these would you find in the omelet mixture?|
Potato chips. Chipsi mayai is a great dish for on the road as it is tasty and very filling. It is prudent to order it 'kavu sana' (very dry) as it can be very gooey if you don't!
|What is mishaki?|
meat on a skewer, grilled to a crisp. Mishaki is available in touristy areas and is best eaten with a drink in hand as it can be very dry.
|What are pilipili?|
hot peppers. Pilipili are usually available to spice up bland sauces as most spices are only available near the coast and on Zanzibar.
|Which dish is like stew made with beans, onions, meat and whole kernels of maize? |
Kande. Kande is rarely served to foreign guests unless requested but it is exceptionally delicious.
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