Togolese cuisine

Location of Togo

Togolese cuisine is the cuisine of the Togolese Republic, a country in Western Africa. Staple foods in Togolese cuisine include maize, rice, millet, cassava, yam, plantain and beans.[1][2] Maize is the most commonly consumed food in the Togolese Republic.[1] Fish is a significant source of protein, and bush meat is often hunted and consumed.[1][2] People in Togo tend to eat at home, but there are also restaurants and food stalls.[3]

Foods and dishes

Fufu (left) and palm nut soup (right).
Ablo, a maize-based food

Togolese style is often a combination of African, French and German influences.[2][4] The cuisine has many sauces and different types of pâté, many of which are made from eggplant, tomato, spinach and fish.[2] The cuisine combines these foods with various types of meat and vegetables to create flavorful dishes.[2] Roadside food stands sell foods such as groundnuts, omelettes, brochettes, corn-on-the-cob, and cooked prawns.[3]

Additional foods and dishes include:


See also


External video
Ablotò: Preparing Ablo in Assahoun, Togo. (Cuisine togolaise)
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