Category: Indigenous Foods

What is the Difference between Uziza Seed and Regular Black pepper?

Black pepper or black peppercorns is a well-researched dried fruit of the flowering piper vine. It is well known for the piperine it contains which […]

Why you should add Afang leaves to the Veggies you eat

Why should you add Afang leaves to the list of vegetables that you eat? I will tell you but first let me introduce the vegetable […]

8 ways to make Suya safer for consumption

Suya, the spicy skewered Meat, is one of the delicacies of West Africa. It can be made from beef, chicken, ram and innards of these […]

Would you Add Ube (Bush pear) to your diet?

The Bush pear or African pear (Dacryodes edulis) goes by the local name ‘Ube’ in Nigeria. The purple-coloured fruit, however, has many other names such […]

What Is The Best Way To Eat Your Groundnuts?

Groundnuts have been in season in Nigeria for a while. You will find heaps of raw unshelled groundnuts being sold in large basins in the […]

Rose Apple Fruit

Do you recognize this fruit? The common name in Nigeria is the Nigerian apple but its real name is the Rose Apple fruit. There are […]

Ugandan Groundnut Stew by Presilla Nanyange

Groundnut stew, locally known as ebinyebwa, is a decades old delicacy in Uganda. From the east to the west, north to the south, Ugandans do […]

5 Important Reasons to include Legumes in your Meals

Legumes are plants or seeds of the Fabaceae Family. These are so popular all around the world for its many benefits, both for humans and […]

What is in your African Star Apple, Agbalumo?

What is in your  African Star Apple, Agbalumo? A number of people know that Agbalumo is a good source of Vitamin C and possible calcium, […]

3 Ways You Can Preserve Tomatoes and Peppers during Surplus

  Preserving Tomatoes and peppers especially in Nigeria and the rest of Africa is important. These fruits are widely produced and eaten, yet having them […]

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