Local Dishes

Gbegiri Soup Recipe

Gbegiri soup is a Yoruba (Western Nigerian) soup prepared with beans. On its own, it looks like baby food but it comes alive when you add Ewedu Soup and meat from your Beef & Chicken Stew. Gbegiri Soup (the yellow

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Oven Grilled Tilapia Fish

Grilled fish is so easy to prepare if you get your recipe right. I wanted to recreate the type of fish I ate at those local corner joints, which is why pepper soup spice is in the list of ingredients. It

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How to Cook Edikang Ikong Soup ( Edikaikong Soup )

Edikang Ikong / Edikaikong soup is a nutritious Nigerian soup recipe made with a generous amount of fresh leafy vegetables, dried fish and assorted meat. It is actually one of the native soups of  the south-eastern states(Efiks) of Nigeria(Cross River

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Baked Nigerian Moi Moi Recipe

By baking Nigerian Moi Moi in the oven, I get these cute cup-sized Moi Moi that kids love. They are also the perfect size for when you have guests. Ingredients for Baked Nigerian Moi Moi For 12 muffin cups of

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Nigerian Yam & Vegetable with Ukpaka (Ugba)

As the name states, this recipe is a basic yam and vegetable mix. The good thing is that this recipe lets you try a wide range of leafy vegetables which can go with the yam staple: green Amaranth, fluted pumpkin,

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How to cook Banga Soup (Ofe Akwu) Recipe

Nigerian Banga Soup or Ofe Akwu is native to the Niger Delta and the South Eastern parts of Nigeria. In the Niger Delta areas, Banga soup is commonly eaten with various fufu recipes: Starch, Pounded Yam, Semolina, Garri and Cassava

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How to prepare Roasted Plantain (Boli)

How to prepare Roasted Plantain (Boli) This is a summer weekend delight. You can roast or chargrill both ripe and unripe plantain. If you have a sweet tooth, you definitely want to go for the roasted ripe plantain. Add some

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Recipe for Miyan Kuka

INGREDIENTS: (1)/1/2 Cup of Boabab Leaf Powder (Kuka) (2) Bone-in Beef (Nama da Kashi) (3) 1 Large Dried Catfish (Busheshen Kifi) (4) 1 Medium Sized Onion (Albasa) (5) 1 Beef Stock Cube (6) 1/4 Cup Fresh Locust Beans or 2

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How to make PUMPKIN LEAF SAUCE (UGU)

Pumpkin leaf (commonly called ‘ugu’ by the igbos) is a very healthy leaf that has being used widely in cooking. The pumpkin leaf sauce is easy and quick to prepare. I love it, the taste is yummy! INGREDIENTS 1. Pumpkin

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Recipe for Ofada Stew (Ayamase)

  Ingredients 5 large green bell peppers  (Green Tatashe) 1 large red onion (Albasa) (Divided)- Thinly chop half 3 Scotch Bonnet peppers  (Ata Rodo ) 1 cup each –  boiled Goat meat, shaki and Ponmon  (chopped into small pieces) 4

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