If you are new to the cuisine of the world’s second largest continent, these are a few ingredients and flavor profiles you can expect from each region of Africa.
Almonds, cilantro, cinnamon, coriander, cumin, harissa, mint, saffron, lemon, olives, fenugreek, honey
Curries, rice, coconut milk
Manioc, corn, potatoes, injera (fermented flatbread made from teff flour), millet, sorghum
Peanuts, okra, beans, yams, grilled meats