Escargot and the Francophone cuisine: A tool for cultural transformation

  • Gloria Mayen Umukoro
  • Bassey Igri Okon
Keywords: Escargot, Giant African land Snail(GALS), Identity transformation, Creativity, Cultural independence

Abstract

Snail production has gained prominence in recent years. Researchers’ evidence shows snail as an emerging domestic micro-livestock of importance in developing countries. ‘Escargot’, as commonly called by the French and Francophones is seen by various researchers not only as an Agricultural farm product for food, but also considered a useful pharmaceutical, industrial and economic product which contributes to the growth and transformation of the nation. This study is carried out to reveal other relevance of snail in creativity, identity and cultural transformation in Francophone Africa

Keywords: Escargot, Giant African land Snail(GALS), Identity transformation, Creativity, Cultural independence

Published
2019-06-13
Section
Articles

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