Sudan - Sudanese
Cultural presentation
Katherine Sharp
Introduction
• Sudanese – From Sudan, an Arab state in the
middle east.
• In Sudan : 30,894,000 (disputed)
• Sudanese in A...
Dominant factors
• Social
• Cultural
• Religious – Although mainly Christian in South
Sudan, pork is still rarely eaten an...
Food laws/ preparation /traditions
• Laws-
• Preparation –
• Traditions - At the Eid al-Adha, the Feast of the Great
Sacri...
Types of foods
Breads, cereals, ric
e, pasta, noodles
porridge (Asseeda), bread called
Kissra, Sorghum ,Millet, Rice,
Cass...
Substitutes in Australia
Typical daily eating plan
Breakfast Cup of tea
Morning break Thick porridge like asida/gruel perhaps
made with milk and ho...
Food consumption – in Sudan
• There has been limited research in regards to food consumption in
Sudan. No national surveys...
Comparing to the Australian guide to
healthy eating.
• The recommended consumption of foods are
broken down into serves pe...
References
• Dowell, William. "Rescue in Sudan." Time, 1997.
• Roddis, Ingrid and Miles. Sudan, 2000.
• "Sudan." CIA World...
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  1. 1. Sudan - Sudanese Cultural presentation Katherine Sharp
  2. 2. Introduction • Sudanese – From Sudan, an Arab state in the middle east. • In Sudan : 30,894,000 (disputed) • Sudanese in Australia – more than 20’000 • Mainly settle in Victoria and New South Wales: 60% of immigrants
  3. 3. Dominant factors • Social • Cultural • Religious – Although mainly Christian in South Sudan, pork is still rarely eaten and most would avoid pork as a meat. • Environmental • Geographical • Seasonal • Economical
  4. 4. Food laws/ preparation /traditions • Laws- • Preparation – • Traditions - At the Eid al-Adha, the Feast of the Great Sacrifice, it is customary to kill a sheep, and to give part of the meat to people who cannot afford it themselves. The Eid al-Fitr, or Breaking of the Ramadan Fast, is another joyous occasion, and involves a large family meal. The birthday of the Prophet Muhammad is primarily a children's holiday, celebrated with special desserts: pink sugar dolls and sticky sweets made from nuts and sesame seeds.
  5. 5. Types of foods Breads, cereals, ric e, pasta, noodles porridge (Asseeda), bread called Kissra, Sorghum ,Millet, Rice, Cassava, Cerealsmaize. Corn Soya blend (CSB From Rations) , Sesame Vegetables, legume s, fruit Leaves: Cassava, Sweet potato, Ground nut, Molokhia. Cassava, Yams, Sweet potato, Onion, Tomatoes, Okra, Taro Fruits : Mango, Watermelon, Guava Meat, fish, poultry, eggs, nuts, legumes Meats (if available) · Beef · Goat · Camel · Sheep · Chicken Pulses · Foul beans · Groundnuts · Peas · Cow peas Fish Milk, cheese, yoghurt and alternatives Eggs (when chickens are kept or available in markets) Fats and oils Groundnuts and sesame are the main sources of local vegetable oils. Beverages Hilumur, Aabrai Abiyad and Nashaa (made from corn flour and spices) Tabaldi, Aradaib, Karkadai and Guddaim (made with fruit) Teas, Hibiscus (Karkadeh) Other
  6. 6. Substitutes in Australia
  7. 7. Typical daily eating plan Breakfast Cup of tea Morning break Thick porridge like asida/gruel perhaps made with milk and honey or beans and lentils or meat if available Lunch Afternoon break Dinner Meat if available, Vegetables and rice or asida/kisra Evening snack Beverages Tea, coffee Other snacks Sweet drinks and tea as well as fruit are eaten throughout the day
  8. 8. Food consumption – in Sudan • There has been limited research in regards to food consumption in Sudan. No national surveys have been carried out. The Ministry of Health and the WHO (1997) conducted a study of household’s food consumption across six states and found: • · 24% of the total population ate meat daily • · 38% ate meat 2-3 times per week • · 73% consumed milk daily • · 12% consumed leafy green vegetables daily • · 12% consumed other vegetables daily • · 8% consumed fruit daily • · 86% consumed 3 meals per day • · 13% consumed 2 meals per day
  9. 9. Comparing to the Australian guide to healthy eating. • The recommended consumption of foods are broken down into serves per day • Cereals • Vegetables and legumes • Fruit • Milk, yoghurt and cheese • Lean meat, fish, poultry, nuts and legumes • Extra foods
  10. 10. References • Dowell, William. "Rescue in Sudan." Time, 1997. • Roddis, Ingrid and Miles. Sudan, 2000. • "Sudan." CIA World Factbook 2000, http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/g eos/su —E LEANOR S TANFORD • http://www.everyculture.com/Sa- Th/Sudan.html#ixzz2btugVPHy • http://www.wfp.org/stories/sudan-10-hunger- facts-nation-goes-vote - 10 hunger facts about Sudan

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