Tanzania Etiquette

Dining etiquette in Tanzania. Dining etiquette in Tanzania is typically traditional East African.

Dining etiquette for using your hands. Eat with the right hand.

Dining etiquette for seating. Diners usually sit on mats on the floor or low stools.

Dining etiquette for communal bowls. Do not put your left hand on bowls or serveware. When one communal bowl is present, eat from the part of the bowl/plate in front of you.

Tanzanian foods. Ugali (porridge-bread), bananas, fruits, and vegetables plus grains.

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