FOOD & BEVERAGE

in mogadishu

 

Beverage

Banana Butter Milk Shake
Sweetened with dried dates and a touch of honey, a Banana Butter Milk Shake makes a great combination of healthy and delicious drink.

Qahwa
Qahwe is a is a traditional beverage in Arabian culture. It is made with coffee with milk and spiecd with cardamom and cinnamon. 

Mango Juice
Sweet Mango Yogurt drink is the perfect cooler on a hot day.

Somali Spiced Black Tea Shaah Bigays
Wonderful beverage with African Roobios loose leaf tea used. Great way to start the day!

Pineapple Juice
It is healthy as well as delicious.

Watermelon Juice
Watermelon juice is good for you. It’s high in vitamin A, vitamin C and potassium. It’s about 92% water, so it’s plenty hydrating too.

Shaah Adays (spiced tea with milk)
Shaah Adays is a spiced tea common in Mogadishu. Its sweet, hot and sour like Thai food and people love that!

 

Main Courses

Iskudheh Karis (Chicken Pilaf)
Popular dish which cooked with rice, chicken and spices such as cloves, cardamon and cinnamon.

Lamb Meatballs in Yogurt Sauce
A gem of a recipe from the Eastern Mediterranean kitchen, these succulent meatballs bathe in a sauce that will have you scraping the bowl

Lamb Surbiyaan: Surbiyaan Hilib Adhi
Delicious dish with lamb or goat, toped with raisins, caramelized onions and saffron treads. it is usually served on occasions.

Somali Style Rice : Surbiyaan
Surbiyaan is every ones favourite in Mogadishu. The rice is cooked with chicken sauce includes spices such as cardamom, cinnamon, cumin, coriander, cloves, giving the dish an amazing flavor and fragrant.

Lahoh is a spongy, pancake-like bread originating in Djibouti, Somalia, and Yemen.


For a typical Somali breakfast, lahoh are often eaten along with honey and ghee. Lahoh is sometimes consumed with curry, soup, or stew during lunch

Lasagna is a popular oven-baked pasta dish of fresh egg pasta squares.


There are many lasagna variations, such as vegetable lasagna, lasagna without béchamel sauce, lasagna without any sauce (just vegetables and/or meat) or even lasagna without sheets of pasta.

 

Dessert

Basbosa (Semolina cake)

Native Egyptian and traditional Middle Eastern sweet cake that can be found in the cuisines of Mogadishu.

 

It is baked and soaked with a floral-scented syrup. Its melting sweetness goes well with a cup of hot coffee or tea.

Bundt Cake

Delicious Bundt Cake for everyone to enjoy. Everyone love Bundt cake for its versatility, broad appeal, and delicious taste. 


These beautifully shaped cakes are served in every hotels and restaurant around Mogadishu.

Tiramisu

Tiramisu is a wonderful Italian delicacy to add to holiday festivities, even in Mogadishu.

Crème caramel cake

Its a custard dessert with a layer of soft caramel on top and eaten throughout the world.