Africa Day Ireland

Celebrations to mark Africa Day 2014 have been a great success. Events took place throughout Ireland from 17th to 25th May 2014.

Table Mountain (Food)

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.

Africa Day 2010 at Iveagh Gardens 15.05.10Akatshi Grill served Afro-Caribbean food.

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.

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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.

O’Briens Event Caterers served coffee, pastries and ice-cream.In Search of a Queen- Julian Behal for the Simon Cumbers Media Fund

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.

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For all information on Africa Day events please contact us.

DHR Communications,
80 Francis Street,
Dublin 8.
Tel: 01-4200580

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