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The foods of Malawi

Malawi is a landlocked country in South-eastern Africa. Malawian cuisine is diverse and influenced by the various ethnic groups that live in the country. Some of the most popular dishes are:

Nsima, a thick porridge made from ground white maize flour. It is the staple food of Malawi and is usually served with two side dishes called relishes, which can be meat, fish, beans, or vegetables.
Chambo, a type of fish from Lake Malawi, which is grilled, fried, or cooked in a stew. Chambo is often eaten with nsima or rice.
Kachumbari, a salad of tomatoes and onions, seasoned with salt, pepper, and lemon juice. It is also known as sumu or shum in Malawi.
Thobwa, a fermented drink made from white maize, millet, or sorghum. It is sweet and sour and can be served hot or cold. Mkhwani, a stew of pumpkin leaves, tomatoes, and ground peanut flour. It is a nutritious and tasty dish that can be eaten with nsima or rice,
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