1166 London Rd, Norbury, London SW16 4DP
020 8239 0032
Zigni- a spicy stew made with lamb, mutton, cubes of beef or ground beef and berbere spices, considered to the national dish of Eritrea.
Awaze Tibsi – lamb cubes marinated in a hot pepper sauce
Both served on injera – sour fermented flatbread with a slightly spongy texture
We drank beer and honey wine and finished with the Eritrean coffee ceremony.
Reggie’s Caribbean Cuisine
55 Hillside, Stonbridge, London NW10 8LY
020 8961 5050
There were only three of us for this visit.
Salt fish fritters
Callaloo Soup (The national dish of Dominica)
A selection of Caribbean curries with rice and beans
Home made ice cream
Casa Mofongo Bar Restaurant
152 Loughborough Rd, Brixton, London SW9 7LL
Dominican food is an interesting mixture of Caribbean, Spanish, and African food.
There were only two of us for this country.
Bandera dominicana (the national dish of the Dominican Republic)
Camarafongo all crema
And an excellent chocolate brownie for pudding on the house! I am not sure if this was a Dominican version or not.
Good value for money.
920 Brighton Road
London CR8 2LN
020 8645 9942
We have, at long last, restarted our project but for added safety we are currently restricting ourselves to restaurants with outdoor seating. This has meant that we have not been able to do the countries is strict alphabetical order. We intend to fill in the gaps when it is safer to eat indoors.
Mixed shawarma platter
A selection of sweets – on the house!
Due to Covid-19 the project has been suspended until further notice. We will continue as soon as it is safe to do so.
Here is a map of progress to date
Ole & Steen
Number 2, St James’s Market,
London SW1Y 4RP
020 3828 8242
Roast beef on rye open sandwich
Prawns on rye open sandwich
Raspberry festival bun
Cinnamon social slice
The Bash Restaurant and Bar
71 -73 West Green Road
London N15 5DA
020 3092 1220
Back to The Bash, a Congolese restaurant where one of the proprietors was born in the DR Congo and was able to recommend authentic food from that country.
A very helpful restaurant. Recommended if you want to try African food in London.
Simba Congolese beer.
73 Kingston Road
020 8336 1208
It is hard to know exactly what most people eat in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) but https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Korean_cuisine gives a list of food they say is eaten there:
Kimch’i – Of course
Rangmyon – Long thin noodles
Panch’an – various dishes of sauces and spices
Sundae – traditional Korean sausages
Various meats, fish, and bread cooked at the table on a small barbecue
Hite Korean beer
A very interesting experience and very good value for money.
Czechoslovak National House Club & Restaurant
74 W End Lane
London NW6 2LX
020 7372 1193
As the name suggests, this is a Czechoslovak club but the restuarant is open to the public. Well worth a visit.
Svíčková – roast beef in blended cream and vegetable sauce & dumplings
Segediner Gulash and dumplings – pork cooked with sauerkraut and double cream, spiced with red paprika
Halušky – potato pasta lumps)with sauerkraut and pork belly bacon
Apricot dumpling with yogurt and Ice cream, cinnamon icing sugar and whipped cream
Czech pilsner beer