There are some customs that they have at various occasions; almost all of the ceremonial occasions such as weddings, funerals, initiations, and memorial services demand the preparation of large platters of rice, distributed to guests until they are full. Depending on what occasion it is a portion may also be offered to the ancestors, to honor their memory. Another thing that they do is to pour liquor in the ancestors' honor in the corners of a house to honor their memory. Different food traditions vary on your religion and the region that you are in, Kola nuts are highly valued in and of themselves, and are often associated with greetings, diplomacy, provisions of respect, religious rites, and initiation ceremonies. High in caffeine concentration, they are also used as a stimulant, a clothing dye, and even in the preparation of medicines.
|Potatoes with rice.|
|This is what the street food looks like.|
|This is a picture of rice which is what is in most every meal in Sierra Leone. |
|This is the sauce that would be topped over rice.|