Tag Archives: Nigerian food

  • Plantain Amala

    [fl]D[/fl]id you know plantain is often used as an alternative to cassava when making “swallows”. It is relatively healthier as it contains fewer calories than cassava and is richer in fibre and vitamin A. So try something different today and help yourself to this simple plantain amala recipe! ...

  • Moin-Moin

    Recipe: Moin-Moin With Unpeeled Beans

    Why is it that we peel our beans to prepare moin-moin? Besides time saved, there may be more good reasons to skip this step. With this recipe,  you can maximize the nutritious benefits of moin-moin without sacrificing taste.[amd-zlrecipe-recipe:15][subscribe-form] [/subscribe-form]...

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  • 9 Swallows For Every Palate

    [fl]T[/fl]he term “swallow” is widely used in Nigeria to describe starchy foods that are cooked to a dense paste and eaten with various soups. They are called “swallows” because of the method of eating, i.e. using your fingers, take a morsel of paste, dip it in soup and swallow it. Other p...

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