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Slide 2 Swahili People Language: Ki-Swahili Arab word meaning coast Arabic alphabet African and Arab culture Islamic Food Clothing Lifestyle Slide 3 The Lion King and Ki-Swahili Hakuna Matata: no worries Pumbaa: careless Simba: lion Rafiki: friend Nala: gift Slide 4 Dining Etiquette Eldest male eats first Beverages are not served with meals Finish everything on plate Slide 5 Slide 6 Influences African Arabic(Middle Eastern) Indian Slide 7 Slide 8 African (local) Slide 9 Arabic Slide 10 Muslim Slide 11 Popular foods: Pilau Pilau - rice cooked as rice pilaf, vegetables, and meat flavored with Indian spices. It has been spread across Africa by the Arabs, and was brought by enslaved Africans to the Americas. Slide 12 Wali Wali - rice boiled in coconut milk. Along the Kenyan coast, wali is a popular meal in the Swahili culture. Palm trees are grown all across Kenya's coastline and fresh coconut is always readily available. Slide 13 KASHATA Kashata can be seen to include both peanuts and coconut both flavor principals of this culture. Since both coconut and peanuts grow natively to the region it can be seen that the combination of these two foods with sugar create a satisfying sweet treat. Slide 14 Peanuts (nguba) Slide 15 Coconuts Slide 16 When, Where, Why and by Who? When: snack, dessert Where: Eastern Africa Somalia, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Mozambique, Madagascar Why: dessert food of Ramadan By who: prepared for children, occasionally for adults Slide 17 Flavor Principle Another aspect to take into account when discussing flavor principles is the culture itself. (monkeydish.com) Kashata is a simple recipe Snack foods and desserts dont incorporate the kind of base that is found in regular meals Coconut milk is widely used in East Africa; specific to coastal region Cow milk is rare Slide 18 Why is Kashata a Slow Food? Slow Food USA: Good, Clean and Fair (slowfoodusa.org) Slow food aims to be everything fast food is not USA Today Natural Recipe consists of natural and plant-based ingredients Sugar Coconut Peanuts Oil Cinnamon Salt (optional)