Mauritanian Cuisine and Recipes

Local cuisine, based on lamb, goat and rice can be sampled throughout the country. Food is often served in one big dish which all diners help themselves with their hands. Meals have improved with better distribution of food throughout the country.

Mauritanian Cuisine

The diet consists mostly of meat, millet, rice, fish, and sweet potatoes and potatoes. The main meal is lunch among black Africans, whereas Arab-Berbers have the main meal in the evening. Breakfast consists of milk and cereal with French bread and butter. People use a lot of oil in cooking and sugar in drinks.

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