How To Make Gbegiri (Bean Soup) In The Yoruba Way

gbegiri

Gbegiri is a typical Yoruba soup whose primary ingredient is beans. Some parts of Yoruba land usually take this soup with ewedu while others take it ordinary or seasoned with bitter leaf (ewuro). Along side ewedu, it is a signatory soup of the people of Oyo state, Nigeria. They take the soup with a meal called ‘amala’. Gbegiri is rich …

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Ewe Iran: Moimoi leaf

moimoi leaf

Brief Profile of The Common Moimoi Leaf: Ewe Iran commonly known as ‘moimoi leaf’ and whose botanical name is Sarcophrynium brachystachys(Benth.) K. Schum.  belongs to the family Marantaceae is a semi-woody rhizomatous herb producing closely-clumped long-petioled leaves, 0.5–1.75 m tall. It is an undershrub of the damp, swampy forest; little wonder it is among the crops that can be intercropped …

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OROGBO- Bitter Kola

Orogbo whose scientific name is Garcinia Kola and is also known as Bitter Kola, is a flowering plant from the rain forests in West Africa. The fruit seeds, and nuts of the plant have been used for centuries to treat a variety of ailments. Studies indicate that Garcinia kola could be used as an effective natural weight loss solution, which …

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Top Foods Nigerians Eat In Festive Seasons

Jollof Rice       This is the number one food Nigerians love to eat inn festive seasons. It comes anytime of the day; breakfast/lunch/dinner. It’s not time bounded. Fried Rice     Often taken along with Jollof rice but I love taking it alone. Not time bounded two. Iyan and Egusi soup(Pounded yam and Melon soup).    This is my best food. …

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