An array of delicious food could be enjoyed at African Day Dublin this year, including a number of African, Irish and internationally-inspired food vendors, offering everything from coffee, ice-cream and snacks to tasty family meals.
Barracuda Barbecue Company served hot smoked and barbecued Irish produce using a traditional South African Method.
Goldenhill farm served hand made ice creams and sorbets.
Mr Crepe served freshly made sweet and savoury Crepes, based on the original French recipe.
The Lebanese House had Lebanese food, such as falafel wraps and lamb and chicken kofta wraps.
The Little Rascal Coffee van was on site at Africa Day! In a unique conversion, a retro Bedford Rascal has been customised to the highest standard, using a traditional Astoria group 2 barista coffee machine, ensuring a rich tasting coffee with beautiful crema in every shot. The musical teamwork of ‘Amica’ brought lively beats of African influence from DJ Dubble V’s vaults with freestyle vocals from Aminah Dastan (Madu) to transform the space to an area inclusive of people, music and cafe culture.
Box It Pink served traditional Nigerian hot food such as Nigerian Meat Pie, made of mince meat, potatoes and carrots; Puff Puff, a Nigerian donut; Suya, spicy skewered meat, a delicacy in West Africa; Grilled Plantain, fruit that is fried, boiled, or roasted.
MKE NYUMBANI served traditional Kenyan vegetable rice and chicken.
Vintage Flair served teas and coffees as well as freshly baked goods.
Simply Irresistible served a selection of gourmet salads, gourmet steak burgers, honey roast ham and chicken fillets.
Fire and Food Restaurants sold traditional German sausages from a charcoal grill.
Also available were Cranky Yanky Corn Dogs, sweet and savoury crepes from Crepes in the City.
The Market Burger had fresh Irish Hereford beef burgers, fresh cut chips, bacon baps, and vegetarian burgers.
Yolanda had a range of African snacks and beverages.
Taste of Africa served Mauritian rice, BBQ chicken and fish, and African bread and cakes.