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Nigerian Beju (Coconut Cookie) Recipe

Beju is a Nigerian dessert dish made from cassava root, coconut, and sugar, which is combined and baked into a cookie. With its natural flavor being only subtly sweet, it is popular to add additional sweeteners such as vanilla, agave syrup, or honey. Beju is vegan and gluten-free.  Beju is prepared with few ingredients, so …

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Nigerian Egusi Soup Recipe

Egusi soup is a Nigerian soup prepared using egusi seeds, meat (such as beef, smoked poultry, goat, cow skin, and offal) and seafood (smoked dried fish or stockfish). Other ingredients include awara (Nigerian tofu), mushrooms and greens. Egusi soup is normally accompanied by swallows (soft cooked doughs prepared using roots, tubers, vegetables, flours and more), …

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Authentic African Fufu Recipe

Fufu is an African-style dumpling prepared using cassava (also known as yuca) and plantains. It is typically eaten with your hands and dipped into soups or stews. It is most popular in the countries of Western and Central Africa including Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, the CAR, Togo, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, the Congo, the …

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Nigerian Food: 14 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Nigeria

The world has truly not yet woken up to the amazing, rich cuisine of Nigeria which is among the best in Africa. Whilst there are many other African countries that share similar traditions and recipes, Nigeria is the culmination of so many wondrous foods! In fact, you would be remiss to travel there without fully …

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