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Crain Crain Soup: A Way to Utilize the Jew’s Mallow ‘Ewedu’

  A way to utilize the Jew’s Mallow ‘Ewedu’ is to make the Crain Crain soup. This is a soup eaten by the people of...

Ewedu – Jew’s Mallow or Jute Leaves

Ewedu, Jew’s Mallow soup, is often eaten with Amala and tomato/pepper stew (Omi Obe). Other variants of this would be to add the Gbegiri...

Dika Nut (Ogbono)

Dika nuts are the seed kernels of the fruits of the Bush mango or wild mango tree. It is also called Dika bread, Gabon...

Egusi

Egusi is the seed of the fruits of some plants from the Cucurbitaceae family. In this family, you will find watermelon, ivy gourd, sweet...

Pumpkin Palm Fruit Soup

  This Pumpkin palm fruit soup is something that I thought of on the spur of the moment. I had extracts of the palm fruit...

3 Local Snacks Eaten During the Rainy Season

There was a time when our local snacks and street snacks were not sausages, puff-puff, meat pie, egg buns and so on.  Before the...

Sweet Melon Cocoginger Smoothie

I have been on a sweet melon roll since I posted my Tropical Sweet Melon Cocopineapple smoothie. It really was a great smoothie. I still...

Tropical Sweet Melon Cocopineapple Smoothie

I had been thinking about ways to utilize the Sweet Melon (also called Golden Melon) when a Nutrition expert and lecturer that I am...

Sweet Melon (Golden Melon)

Have you been seeing some yellow round or oval fruits in the market places or in fruit Kiosks? Well, that is probably the Sweet...

Conophur Nut (African Walnut)

Conophor nut is commonly called the African Walnut. The local names are Awusa or Asala (Yoruba); Ukpa (Igbo) and Kaso (Cameroon). Instrestingly, it does...
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