Category: Indigenous Foods

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 […]

Plantain in Season: A Cheaper Source of Carbohydrates

  Plantains are currently in Season. Plantains are starchy fruits. They are a cheaper source of carbohydrates (now that they are in season). Unlike the […]

Can Tiger Nut Milk Be a Replacement for Cow Milk?

Tiger Nut or Yellow nutsedge is a tuber (like yam is a tuber) and technically not a nut as in the case of groundnut.  It, […]

Gbanunu Soup – A traditional Medicinal Soup from Ondo (Modified recipe)

This is my interpretation of the Gbanunu Soup. Gbanunu means ‘colon cleanser’. Gbanunu soup is a traditional Soup from Ondo State. This soup is also […]

Have You Heard About Marugbo Leaves (Clerodendrum volubile)?

Have you ever heard about Marugbo Leaves; Clerodendrum volubile? This is a vegetable that you should have in your foods. Marugbo leaf is also called […]

How to Make Egusi Ijebu – Modified Traditional Recipe

I ate Egusi Ijebu for the first time in Ibadan at my Aunty’s house about 12 years ago. It was interestingly a common dish in […]

10 Common Nigerian Food Crops That Are Still Under-Utilized

  There are many crops that we use as food in Nigeria. We value some of these Food crops because of just their leaves, fruits, […]

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