Chakalaka Recipe: A Traditional South African Dish.

30th November 2016 BY checkoutafrica

Chakalaka is a traditional South African vegetable side-dish. Colorful and spicy, it often accompanies grilled meat, fish, stews or curries. It usually consists of carrots, peppers, onions, tomatoes and beans. There are many variations pf this dish, depending on region. Chakalaka has been a staple food for South Africans, and is a required condiment at South African  barbecues, known as braai.…



27th July 2015 BY checkoutafrica

  Depending on where you are in the world, the clocks might have sprung  forward already or set to do so in the coming days. It is officially Spring  and that can only mean one thing – Summer is around the corner! It is  time to make that all important decision of where to jet off to this year. So…



4th June 2015 BY checkoutafrica

The Yoruba people  are an ethnic group of southwestern Nigeria and southern Benin in West Africa. The Yorùbá constitute over 35 million people in total; the majority of this population is from Nigeria and make up 21% of its population,making them one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa. The majority of the Yoruba speak the Yoruba language which is…