A special edition of the Southbank Centre Food Market featuring stalls including Ghanaian Street Food, (Zoe's Ghana Kitchen, Chale, Pepper and Stew) Ethiopian Coffee and Zigni Sauce and Spice (Eritrean) and East African street. Visit Africa Utopia Food
Trying Ethiopian Food
So you are an adventurous eater you have eaten Chinese and Indian before and you love the flavours of the east. Now you are wondering whether you will like Ethiopian food. Well here are Ethiopian dishes that are traditional and ones to ask for.
Injera is flat Ethiopian bread which has a very slight sour dough taste which complements the spices used in Ethiopian cuisine, you eat this with your hands
Vegeterian Shiro Beyaynetu
Combination of Shiro, Spicy Chick Peas and Aubergine, Duba (Pumpkin) wot and two portions of seasonal vegetables
Finely chopped lean prime beef in a red chili sauce
Alicha Beg Wot
Lamb fillet cubed & cooked with onions, garlic, ginger & traditional Ethiopian spices
A mild split peas sauce cooked in tumeric & fresh herbs & spices
Chicken Cream Tibs
Cubed chicken cooked in a rich cream sauce, seasoned with fresh herbs
Traditionally Served Eritrean Coffee for a Guest at Home
At the end of an Eritrean meal fresh African coffee beans are roasted and guests are offered to smell the strong aroma of the coffee. The beans are then ground and put in a traditional clay vessel called a Jebena and boiled. The coffee is traditionally served black in small espresso cups
Trying Ghanaian Food on the Streets
What is Kelewele?
Kelewele is spicy fried plantains or sweet plantain which is marinated in ginger, clover and chilli then fried until caramelised
What is Chinchinga?
Chinchinga is an African kebab
Enjoy your chop...
Friday's and Saturday's pictures of this event are on facebook.
Southbank Centre Square (Hayward Gallery side)
Date and Time
12 September 2014, 10:00am - 14 September 2014, 18:00pm