Talking About Suya, Nigerian Streetfood

By Ozoz Sokoh Suya – one thought and my mouth begins to water. Its deliciousness is tattooed on the hearts, minds and bellies of almost every Nigerian. My most poignant memory is five years old, from when we lived in The Netherlands.   It’s the year 2010 and we’ve been here for three years. My daughters […]

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Tropical Savoury Salad – Plantain Salad Imoyo

  • by Teakisi
  • Aug 05, 2014
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By Ozoz Sokoh For a few years now, I’ve been aware of the connection between Nigeria and Brazil, and how cultures and cuisine were transported, exported to South America during the centuries of the slave trade. Evidenced in particular dishes, some revered – like Acaraje (Akara in Nigeria) in Bahia – northern Brazil. This bean […]

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Pepper versus Spice: Defining Nigerian Cuisine

  • by Teakisi
  • Jan 18, 2014
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By Ozoz Sokoh I am determined that this introduction be done right. That from the get-go, we speak the same language – of Nigerian and African cuisine. With understanding. That in telling our stories, we build a new vocabulary and understand the old. That we discover the many dimensions of flavours and textures that our […]

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