The Burundi people eat many vegetables, cereals and fruits and they include many of them in the traditional salads or plant-based dished. The Burundi gari foto (a dish famous all around Africa) is prepared with fresh tomatoes, carrots, mushrooms, green peppers and vegetable stock or water hot pepper. The plantain, fried or boiled is served as a main course, as a snack or as a vegetarian dish. The tatale, or the Burundi plantain cakes are made of ripe plantains, chopped or grated onion, flour, palm oil and salt is served hot as the main course. There is also a range of salads that include various kinds of beans.