Somali cuisine

Location of Somalia before 1991

Somali cuisine varies from region to region and is a fusion of different Somali culinary traditions.[1] It is the product of Somalia's tradition of trade and commerce. Some notable Somali delicacies include Sabaayad/Kimis, Laxooh/Canjeero, xalwo, sambuusa, bariis iskukaris, and Muqmad/Odkac (beef jerky).

Pork consumption is forbidden to Muslims in Somalia, in accordance with Sharia, the Islamic law.

  1. ^ Mohamed Diriye Abdullahi (2001). Culture and Customs of Somalia. Greenwood Publishing Group. pp. 109–. ISBN 978-0-313-31333-2.