Tanzanian Foods reflects both the country’s history and geography. Ingredients such as curry reflect its role as a crossroads of trade, as Indian traders introduced it to the region. Tanzania puts its own flavor in every recipe whether its ugali, Supu ya Ndizi, maandazi, vitumbua, Wali wa Nazi, Mchuzi wa Samaki, Ndizi Kaanga, Mishkaki, Wali na Harage, pilau, chapatti, mchemsho, or chipsi mayai. The important ingredients include rice, coconut, and cornmeal. Tea the most widely consumed beverage and is typically consumed throughout the day, often while socializing and visiting with friends and family.