Chefs from Guinea
The West African country Guinea, is a former French colony and so the city people enjoy French-inspired dishes such as French omelets, or Coupe coupe (Smoked bbq meats) in a baguette sandwich.
The most common Guinean food is rice and sauce which may include pieces of meat or fish, or both. Food can be eaten with a spoon or your hands and is sometimes served in one big bowl for everyone to share.
Some other specialities include:
Jollof rice: cooked with palm oil, tomato paste and onions. Often served with vegetables, meat or fish
FouFou: A sticky white mass made with cassava flour usually as an accompaniment to soup
Yassa Chicken: Cooked in a sauce made with onions and tomatoes
Jus de Bissap: Juice made with dried hibiscus flowers and sugar
Fried Plantain: Delicious sweet pieces of plantain deep-fried and usually served as a side dish