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OHA SOUP

Oha soup is native to the Igbo people of Nigeria. It is similar to bitterleaf soup but instead of bitterleaf, oha leaves are used. Some Igbo dialects call it “ora”. INGREDIENTS 1. Oha leaves 2. 8 small cocoyams or achi powder (thickener) 3. Palm Oil (3 cooking spoons) 4....

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Nigerian Delicacies: WHITE SOUP

This soup is a Naija delicacy eaten by almost all the ethnic groups. I cannot say if this soup is native of the Igbos or Efiks/Ibibios but I know that they cook it VERY WELL…y’know what I mean? *wink* The Igbos call it “Ofe Nsala” while the Efiks/Ibibios/Annangs call...

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Nigerian Delicacies: BOILED YAM WITH GARDEN EGG SAUCE

Garden eggs are vegetables rich in vitamins E, C, and B6 and minerals such as Calcium, Phosphorous, Copper, Zinc and Iron. They come in two main colours: yellow, white or green colours. Some come in a combination of two colours: green and white or yellow and green. Garden eggs...

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AWANAIJA DELICACIES: PLANTAIN PORRIDGE

  Plantain porridge can be cooked with or without vegetables-I prefer it with veggies. I use ugwu, spinach, bitter leaf or uziza. Unripe plantain porridge is very healthy. Those avoiding sugars can eat it with relish. Porridge with bush meat or goat meat is also very tasty; remember to...

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AWANAIJA DELICACIES: EDIKAIKONG SOUP

  The Edikaikong soup has gained popularity over the years because of its nutritional value and delicious taste. This soup is native to the Annangs, Ibibios and Efiks of Akwa Ibom and Cross River states. However, people from all over the country have at one time or the other...

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AWANAIJA DELICACIES: AFANG SOUP

Raised by an Akwa Ibom mother and surrounded by aunts and cousins from Akwa Ibom, I can boldly say that I have eaten the best Nigerian meals you could think of. No kidding. Lol. When I was growing up, my mum cooked different meals of different origins and we...

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