Taste Africa with Watreats monthly snack box
Taste Africa with Watreats monthly snack box, subscribe here to start. As the COVID-19 global pandemic reaches new heights, travel for the year 2020 is officially cancelled. Watreats is also stepping up with its COVID19 pack in each box in addition to its donations. However online deliveries still provide an avenue for people looking to experience food, shop and access subscription boxes.
Subscription boxes in the past few years have boomed, providing ways for people to try out new food, makeup, beauty and cultural experiences from the comfort of their homes at a fraction of the cost.
One of the more popular subscription boxes from West Africa is Watreats which is a monthly subscription that allows explorers and foodies explore snacks, treats and more from across Africa at a low cost of $35 – $55 only. Boxes contain spices, traditional beauty items such as black soap and east African candies, learn more about our boxes here.
Here are some popular African treats and snacks which make up the 30 item gift box.
As a largely tropical and savannah continent, the majority of its food scheme exist within the food that can be grown in the climate, making for a largely savoury based dishes and snacks.
1. Moroccan Sweets
Sweets and snacks are very popular in Morocco, with street vendors participating in sales of all kinds of delicious eggs, sugar and salt treats ranging from spicy, nutty to simply sweet.
Watreats samples cookies like cornes de gazelle (gazelle horns or almond crescents), honey-sesame chebakia and different types of Moroccan macarons into its boxes monthly.
2. Plantain chips – Popular in West Africa
Plantain Chips is the ultimate street snack in Nigeria. Plantain Chips are crunchy Nigerian snacks made with either ripe or unripe plantains.
3. Ouma Rusks
Ouma Rusks is a South African rusk made from a traditional buttermilk recipe. The accepted and correct way to eat a rusk is to dip it in a cup of tea or coffee.
4. House of Cocoa, Cairo
House of cocoa chocolate is a bar of handmade Egyptian chocolate brand with Its bars made very traditionally.
5. Ethiopian Coffee
Ethiopia Genika is a type of Arabica coffee of single origin grown exclusively in the Bench Maji Zone of Ethiopia. Like most African coffees, Ethiopia Guraferda features a small and greyish bean, yet is valued for its deep, spice and wine or chocolate-like taste and floral aroma.
Zobo (Zoborodo) is a Nigerian beverage made from dried Roselle plant flowers. The drink is also known as Roselle drink and called Sorrel drink in the Caribbean.
7. Dried Mango Jalebi
Dried mango jalebi is made of mango pulp. Its the most ideal delight for festive occasions, parties and corporate gifting.
8. Orientines Craquants A lórigan
These are orange-flavoured Moroccan cookies. Morocco is known for its traditional biscuits in an array of flavours, sold across the streets of Morrocco.
9. Suya Spice
Suya Spice (Suya Pepper) is the special blend of peppers and spices that is used to make Nigerian Suya. It is usually very hot and is often used to season meats and other delicacies.
10. Cameroon pepper
Cameroon pepper is made from a very hot scotch bonnet pepper found in West Africa.
11. Berber Spice
Berber is a spice mixture whose constituent elements usually include chilli peppers, garlic, ginger, basil, korarima, rue, ajwain or radhuni, nigella, and fenugreek. It is a key ingredient in the cuisines of Ethiopia and Eritrea.
Kings bite chocolate
Kingsbite chocolate is a locally made chocolate made in Ghana one of the highest producers of cocoa.
Black soap (GIFT)
Black soap is a traditionally African soap which has gained popularity in recent times for its properties which include its help reducing inflammation and skin irritations. It is soothing on dry and irritated skin, relieving dry patches, rashes and red areas. It eases the symptoms of skin conditions like acne. Users have said that black soap helps lessen, treat and clear acne gets rid of blackheads, psoriasis and eczema.
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