HEALTH BENEFITS OF (UGBA OR UKPAKA) AFRICAN OIL BEAN

THE AFRICAN OIL BEAN (UGBA OR UKPAKA) One of such unpopular but yet essential food is the African oil bean seed. African oil bean seed is a nutrient-packed natural food that has remained untapped and underused thus calls for immediate attention to be widely exploited.What...

HEALTH BENEFITS OF YAM

YAM. Yam is grown throughout Africa,Nigeria being the largest producer and exporter of yam. Nigeria provides around 70% of the world's total yam production. Yam are starchy tuber vegetable of west Africa origin. The yam vegetable has a lot of ritualism and symbolism associated with...

HEALTH BENEFITS OF EGUSI

EGUSI SEEDS In west Africa, a region where soups are integral to life, egusi is a major ingredient and a common component of daily meals. Coarsely group up, they thicken stews and contribute to widely enjoyed steamed dumplings. Some are   soaked,  fermented,boiled and wrapped in...

The Easiest Way to Prepare Oha Soup

Oha soup remains one of the best traditional soups in Nigeria, Its most especially loved in the eastern part of Nigeria. The tenderness of oha leaf makes the soup very distinct from other locally made soup in Nigeria. There are actually two methods to make...

BITTER LEAF SOUP

Bitter leaf soup is one of the best traditional soup in Nigeria. It is popularly eaten by Igbos, though other tribes cook this soups but have different names for it. There are regional differences on how this soup is prepared but i will take...

HOW TO PREPARE EGUSI SOUP

Egusi Soup is arguable one of the most basic and popular soups to prepare in Nigeria. There is virtually no restaurant in Nigeria that do not have Egusi soup in its menu.Most Nigerian egusi soup recipes are made using melon seeds, palm oil, vegetables...

THE EASIEST WAY TO COOK EDIKANGIKONG SOUP

Edikang Ikong is a Nigerian soup typical prepared by ethnic groups in the south (Efiks, Ibibio etc). It is reminiscent of the Yoruba style Efo riro, Both calls for similar ingredients. The major difference is the use of Pumpkin leaves (Ikong Ubong) for this...

HOW TO PREPARE AFRICAN BREAD-FRUIT (UKWA) MEAL

African bread-fruit (Ukwa) is one of the popular foods in nigeria that could easily pass for a good lunch. The botanical name for Nigeria ukwa is {Treculia Africana}. The seeds are simply shelled, washed and cooked with crystal soda (akanwu) and water till it is soft...

A Unique Way of Preparing Fried Rice

Fried rice is one of the most widely eaten Nigerian food; it is accepted by almost every Nigerian both at home and in Diaspora. The process of making fried rice is a bit complicating but gets easier with time. Ingredients 4 cups of rice Peas...

HOW TO PREPARE GIZDODO (DODO AND GIZZARD) RECIPE

Gizdodo! I have always been a lover of Gizzard. I rank the taste of Gizzard above any other meat there is, but the day i tasted the combo of Gizzard and dodo i just could not understand the tantalizing signal i was getting from...