Here we aim to give you some interesting insights into the world of Zanzibar cuisine and culture.

We’d also like to encourage, travelers, food writers, food bloggers to submit articles if they have visited the island.

We hope you enjoy …

Zanzibar – Balmy new angles on an old refuge

by Monisha Rajesh Getting lost is the only way truly to understand a place – and in Zanzibar’s Stone Town, getting lost is a rite of passage. A living museum, its labyrinth of streets, houses, mosques and Hindu temples is … Read More

Zanzibar Gourmet March 2017 – ‘Consistently Exceeding Expectations’

By: Neil Cave You know how it is, you’re not in the mood for buffet dining and you’re not in the mood for normal a la carte dining. You want a gourmet fine dining experience. You want to spend a … Read More

A great start to 2017 for Zanzibar Gourmet

  After a short break, Zanzibar Gourmet hosted an evening to remember on 11th February 2017, which marked the relaunch of the monthly gourmet events and kicked off the year with an impressive 7 course taster menu against the backdrop … Read More

Eating Experiences in Zanzibar

Forodhani Garden The Forodhani Garden, next to the ocean and close to the harbour in Stone Town, is a popular outdoor food market for locals, tourists and residents to grab some traditional food. Every single evening, when the sun starts … Read More

Zanzibar Cuisine

Food Culture The food culture and the availability of certain products make it interesting for chefs to work in Zanzibar. The cuisine of Zanzibar is often referred to as very fresh.   Zanzibarians buy fish that was caught today and … Read More

Zanzibar | The Spice Island

A brief History of Zanzibar Zanzibar is an archipelago in the Indian Ocean on the east coast of Tanzania. It consists of a few islands of which the two biggest are Unguja – often referred to as Zanzibar – and … Read More