Street food can be very cheap and delicious, however, some persons avoid
it like a plague because they fear that it will make them sick. Do you
know that you can still savour and enjoy without falling sick?
Jumia Food discuss ways you can do this.
around to see where the locals are eating. If there’s a huge crowd
around a particular spot, you will know for sure that the food will be
great. The locals know which stalls are safe and where you can find the
most delicious food. Always avoid the stalls with no queue and no
already prepared and waiting for you, or the ones where it is cooked
right in front of you. Always choose what is cooked right in front of
you. That way you know it’s fresh and therefore less likely to be
contaminated and full of bacteria, especially in hot and humid
see a big line up for a certain street vendor- join it. Especially if
the lineup is mostly locals. It’s pretty much a guarantee that whatever
is being served is fresh, safe, and tasty.
not have to use the ones every other person have used. Just endeavour to
thoroughly wash and clean them. If this isn’t possible, then carry some
antibacterial wipes to clean down the stall or restaurant utensils
before using them.
eating it. Don’t just eat because it smells good, that doesn’t
necessarily mean it’s not going to be harmful. Food could appear on the
surface to be perfectly fine and still be riddled with illness-causing