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Nigerian cuisine

Nigerian foods, recipes and cuisine. Nigeria has a variety of delicious and nutritious food made from fruits, vegetables, meat, and seafood and their preparation depends greatly on the types of the food. Food and drinks in Nigeria is more of geographical location, tribes or ethnic groups. This is so because Nigeria is a big country with more than 250 different tribes and this simply means that the country has more than 200 variety of local food and drinks. Generally, there are some common food stuff such as rice, beans or peas, plantain etc; that are being eaten all over the country. However, a visit to Nigeria will enable you to experience traditional Nigerian food and no matter what your taste is, Nigeria has something for you to suit your appetite.

Egusi Sauce

Egusi Sauce

Egusi sauce is a staple in many Western and Central African countries. The egusi seeds are not from the sweet, fleshy watermelon we know but…


Fufu is a staple food of West and Central Africa. It is made by boiling starchy vegetables like cassava, yams or plantains and then pounding…

About Nigerian Cuisine

Nigerian Cuisine

Nigerian cuisine consists of dishes or food items from the hundreds of ethnic groups that comprise the West African nation of Nigeria. Like other West…

Ogbono Soup

Ogbono Soup

Ogbono Soup is a Nigerian meat and vegetable stew thickened with ogbono seed. Ogbono is the dried seed of the African mango tree, and it…