Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown’ Season 7 features Senegal
Anthony Bourdain is one of the world’s most renowned chefs as well as an adept food & travel journalist. It is exciting that Senegal is on his agenda for his massively successful TV series – “Parts Unknown.”
The eight-episode season also features trips to the Greek Islands, Chicago, Montana, Georgia, Cologne and Buenos Aires. The clip below features Anthony Bourdain in Manila in the Philippine
When I think of Senegal cuisine the illustrious Chef Thiam’s recipes come to mind. His kaleidoscopic Salatu Niebe, remains a firm favourite on here. The ubiquitous Mafe signifies what Senegal food is all about – flavour, natural ingredients and easy to cook. As with most West African dishes, the one pot ensemble is popular. Senegal has Thiéboudienne as their main one pot dish.
According to the producers:
Bourdain explores the distinct culture of the West African nation Senegal, which despite its deep-rooted religious beliefs, is known for its nightlife, global musical influence, vibrant fashion scene, rich food culture and history of tolerance. Featured guides on this journey include Chef Pierre Thiam, NPR Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist Arcton, and famed musician Youssou N’Dour, for conversation and a taste of maffe, a much loved rich beef stew, popular throughout West Africa.
Bourdain learns how to eat Senegal’s national dish