The main foods that the people of Madagascar eat include rice, beef, chicken, root vegetables and noodles. Rice is the main staple eaten at breakfast and other meals throughout the day. This can be accompanied by zebu, which is beef meat, and vegetables with sauce.
Madagascar cuisine also has specialty dishes, such as romazava, sesika, khimo and kabaro. Romazava is a beef stew, and sesika is a blood sausage made from poultry. khimo is curried ground beef and kabaro is lima beans with curry.
The people of Madagascar like to serve food that is not very spicy, but they do have a hot chili relish called sakay. A typical drink served with meals is ranovola , which is a water and burnt rice mixture.