In French class we had a research on the Ivory Coast which is located in Africa. We did this research based on the our chapter-8 Au Marché.
1.What types of food products are specific to Côte d’Ivoire?
Ans- Coco,Rice, peanut and coffee are some food products of Ivory coast
2.How these food products are used in the Ivorian diet
Ans-Since the Ivorian people grow there crops in there farms or any where else they use it for themselves(For food) or sell it in the market.
3.Which dishes are specific to Côte d’Ivoire?
Ans- There are only few dishes in the ivory coast. The most popular once are Bananas(Any type),Fufu and Calalou.
4.A specific recipe with its picture and the ingredients used. Please provide some background information about this recipe.
Fufu is a popular dish in the Ivory coast. They are made by Cassava(Root of a plant) also known as cassava,yellow plantains and butter.
How to make-
Place the cassava and plantains (with peels on) into a large pot, and fill with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, and cook until cassava is soft, about 30 minutes; drain. Remove and discard peels from plantains, and return them to the pot. Mash with butter, then beat with an electric mixer until smooth. Use as much butter as needed to get the mixture moist enough to blend. And its ready to serve.
5.An answer to the factual question: “Is the Ivorian diet a healthy one?”
Ans- Yes, because Fufu is a healthy dish for Ivorian diet because most of the Ivorians eat it many times in there daily life.
6-An answer to the conceptual question: “Is our diet influenced by our culture? In other words, how much the Ivorian culture has shaped its diet. For example, did you find that as a former French colony it has adopted some French food products or adopted the French way of eating?
Ans- Each country have there own cultural and there food. Many people immigrate so they have practice to eat other cultural food.
7-Your personal response to the debatable question: “Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are” in the context of Côte d’Ivoire. In other words, in your own view how is it important to eat good food in order to be healthy and fit? Do you think that?
Ans- If you eat more healthy food the more healthy you are. If you eat other fast food or junk food its really harmful to you. So I will always suggest to eat healthy food. Healthy food can be anything like rice,curry,meat,vegetables etc