Traditional samp and beans (South African hominy with beans)

Traditional samp and beans (South African hominy with beans) Read Recipe by foodieslove

Himba people - Namibia

Himba woman in Namibia. As Himba men and woman wear few clothes apart from a loin cloth or goat skinned mini-skirt, they rub their bodies with red ochre and fat to protect themselves from the sun and also gives their appearance a rich red colour.

The Food of Botswana | Traditional Botswana Cuisine

Vetkoek, (left) a deep fried dough, that is a bit like an un-sweetened doughnut which is cut in half and filled with curried mince.

Who's up for some Mopane caterpillars? These crunchy critters are regularly enjoyed in Botswana.

15 Strangest Foods

Mopane caterpillars, eaten in Botswana 15 Strangest Foods (strange foods, bizarre foods) - ODDEE

African Women - Gaborone (Botswana) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Botswana women cooking some traditional food during the "Patlo", traditional Botswana wedding. View On Black © 2006 Antonio Esposito

Magwinya: Magwinya/Doughnuts on Table

Tswana African Magwinya

Magwinya or amagwinya are a deep fried doughnut and much loved snack across Southern Africa. Other names for it is mandasi, fetcooks and fat cakes.

Stewed Spinach Greens & Veggies - Botswana

Bostwanan Stewed Spinach Greens

Serves I love this easy, no-nonsense, super healthy side dish from Botswana. Simply steam spinach in its own juices until all the vegetables are soft. If you'd like to leave the tomatoes a lit.

E: Didn't like at all. Too many different spices going on for me. Botswana: Cabbage Botswana) Recipe -

Botswanan Cabbage (Botswana)

Authentic Seswaa recipe from Botswana

Seswaa (pounded, shredded meat) and bogobe (polenta) Photograph: Bon Appetit/Alamy Read Recipe by uceapabroad

Pap: for when my Botswana cravings must be addresed

Cornmeal Pap

Serves In Botswana, Cornmeal Pap is eaten with the fingers, dipped into stews to pick up additional flavor. Like soft polenta, Cornmeal Pap goes well with any stewed meat or vegetable.