Cooking your food at home helps you in preventing some dangerous and poisonous foods some local and modern canteen sell out there.Homemade dishes help in reducing the risk of deadly disease and infections that kills and it also enables a lady to always prepare healthy and chemical-free dishes which helps in promoting good and standard living.
The Most Expensive Native Nigerian Foods 1) OFADA RICE. Anyone who is a consistent fan of this meal would agree that this meal is quite expensive. Ofada rice is a name for heritage varieties of rice grown in south-west Nigeria. It is used in a variety of dishes. Ofada rice are mostly Blended, and some of the rice varieties in the blends are not indigenous to Africa; however, they usually also contain African rice. 2) EDIKANG IKONG. Edikang ikong is a vegetable soup that originated among the Efik- Ibibio people
Vegetables contain a great deal of essential nutrients which are needed for body functions. They're in fact the major source of vitamins to us, and these different green leaves perform different functions. Ugwu (pumpkin leaves) for instance, have over the years been known to work wonders in terms of serving as blood tonic when a person is weak from shortage of blood. When it comes to cooking, there are some soups that are considered incomplete without the addition of vegetables. Soups like Egusi, Ofe oha, and
All tribes in Nigeria boasts of assorted foods and culture. If you are the type that travels a lot, you will understand that there are a lot of good foods and a bad one( your opinion though). Some foods stand out because many people find it mouth-watering. All tribes have some sets of food that are the best for them too. Some tribes may learn how to prepare your meal and end up becoming perfect at it. In my own opinion, the 3 tribes that cook the best foods in Nigeria are listed below; 3. Calabar If you visit
Edikang ikong soup, is a soup prepared with water leafs and ugu leaf native to the people of Cross Rivers and Akwa Ibom State. One thing about this soup is that it is loved by all tribes of Nigeria and the ease at which the ingredients are gotten in the market. The ingredients required are; Ugu leafs (a lot) Water leaf (about one-qurter of the ugu leaf) Palm oil Meat Cow skin Seasoning cubes Periwinkles Fish Crayfish powder Pepper Onion Salt Directions to prepare the soup -Cook the beef, fish and cow
Nigerian Afang Soup, like the Edikang Ikong soup, is common to the Efik people of Akwa Ibom.it is equally popular among neighbouring tribes (Ibibio, Anang) and even Cross River state but enjoyed by all Nigerians.Just like the saying ‘’ better soup na money kill am’’, Afang soup is one of the richest and medicinal vegetable soups of the Efiks in Nigeria as the Afang leave serves as a dietary fibre which helps in proper digestion and vital for a good weight control.
In Nigeria, Periwinkle is known as Nigerian periwinkle because of it hard shell. It is used in preparing soo many soups like Edikang Ikong, Afang soup, vegetable soup and so many other Nigerian delicacies. Periwinkle is high in protein, very rich in omega-3 fatty acids and low in fat. Raw snails in general are about 80% water, 15% protein and 1.4% fat. Periwinkle contains omega-3 fatty acids which is responsible for the production of polyunsaturated fat that the body cannot produce by itself. Consuming Periwinkle
EDIKANG IKONG This is a soup of sliced pumpkin and water leaves with a rich variety of seafood and meat. Other important ingredients are smoked fish, crayfish, pepper, palm oil, meat, salt and little water. The food is served with boiled yam, garri or foo-foo (boiled cassava flour).It is the most popular soup in the Calabar kitchen AFANG SOUP This is a delicacy made from shredded afang and water leaves, called mmong mmong ikong which is very rich in vitamins. Other ingredients are smoked fish, meat, crayfish,
How To Prepare this African Delicacy ('Ofe Ugba'), in Your Home without the Help of Anybody (Photos)
Ofe Ugba aka African oil bean soup is a delightfully tasty delicacy from Eastern Nigeria. It is a special soup of the owerri people and its environs. This soup can be called ofe ukpaka as well because African Oil bean seed is called either Ugba or Ukpaka depending on what part of Igbo land you hail from. Many tribes have a special delicacy for which they are known. A special way in which they make that dish is always unique to that group of people. Just like Edikang Ikong is one of the dishes unique to the Efiks
The Nigerian vegetable soup or Edikang Ikong is basically one of the native soups of the Efiks, in Cross River. However, it has come to be one of the popular soups prepared by Nigerians from other tribes and cultures. It is highly nutritious, and to some extent, medicinal, delicious and easy to prepare. Many Nigerians today has confirmed that vegetable soup is their favourite soup. However, despite being nutritious, it looses its nutrients when refrigerated for a long period of time. Ingredients for preparing
The Efik are an ethnic group located primarily in southern Nigeria, in the southern part of Cross River State. The Efik speak the Efik language which is a Benue–Congo language of the Cross River family. The ethnic group oral histories tell of migration down the Cross River from Arochukwu to found numerous settlements in the Calabar and Creek Town area. Creek Town and its environs are often commonly referred to as Calabar, and its people as Calabar people, after the European name Calabar Kingdom given to the
Nigeria as we all know,is blessed with a variety of local dishes but some are just very rare,which makes them very special and Edikang Ikong is one of the special delicacies,because it is not a type of soup that you get to see everyday. Image used for illustrative purpose. Edikang Ikong Soup is a soup that was originated from the Efik-Ibibio people of Cross River and Akwa Ibom state and this soup is a vegetable soup just like the Efo Riro and the Ofe Onugbu or Nsala soup from the Yoruba and Igbo people. In this
The common periwinkle is scientifically known as Littorina littorea. They are a species of small edible whelk or sea snail that has gills and an operculum. The “Edible Periwinkle” is called edible because it's 2 to 3 cm (an inch) in size, which makes it more worthwhile bothering with. The Edible is in fact the largest periwinkle. Periwinkles are found in many parts of the world. However, they are considered a delicacy in most African and Asian cuisines. In Nigeria, it is known as Nigerian periwinkle.
As a Nigerian man, it is natural for you to like swallow foods. Meals like Fufu, Eba and pounded yam all deserve a very good soup and in as much as we select our soups based on taste and preference, we should try to choose base on health benefits too. I will be looking at the numerous health assurances that comes with eating Edikang Ikong (Edikaikong). 1. Increased muscle mass A good Edikang Ikong soup contains lots of animal meats which in turn provides the body with proteins. If you are building your body
African Periwinkles – Nutritional Values, Types & Benefits African Periwinkles – Periwinkles are related to limpets, whelks, and other marine snails, is the most common snail in Rhode Island. A single spiral shell that grows with their bodies protects these small snails. Periwinkles are found in many parts of the world. However, they are considered a delicacy in most African and Asian cuisines. African Periwinkles or Nigerian periwinkle is used in several delicacies like Edikang Ikong and Afang soup
The Akwa -Ibom people are associated with Edikang Ikong soup. This soup is very delicious and nutritious, all other tribes can also integrate it into their meal. The following ingredients are used to prepare Edikang Ikong soup: Pepper (ground) - quantities to your choice. Onion - 1 or 2 medium size. Seasoning cubes - 2cubes. Periwinkle - 2 cups. Palm oil - 4 cooking spoon. Salt - to your taste. Pumpkin leaves- 1 medium bunch. Water leaves - 1 medium bunch. Beef meat. - 10 medium size . Bush meat - 8 medium size.
Hello viewers, I will be sharing with you all tips on how to prepare this delicious vegetables soup popularly known as "Edikang Ikong". The Edikang Ikong Soup is a very popular delicacy in Nigeria, it is most consumed by the Efik people of Akwa Ibom and Cross River State. It is normally prepared with water leaves and ugu (Nigerian pumpkin leaves). When preparing Edikang Ikong Soup, here are the ingredients required below: A big bunch of ugu leaves(Nigerian Pumpkin leaves) Water leaves (half of the quantity of
Ingredients Used in Making Afang Soup in Nigeria Afang Soup is a delicious soup that is prepared with water leaves and Okazi leave. It is very similar to Edikang Ikong soup but the main difference is the leaves used in cooking this soup. Some people might ask the difference between Afang soup and Okazi soup, the difference is that Afang is prepared with veggies like water leaves, Okazi leave, etc, while Okazi soup is the Nigerian Egusi soup that is cooked with sliced of Okazi Leaves. Below are the ingredients
7 Tasty Nigerian Soup Dishes Below are 7 tasty Nigerians soup dishes 1. Edikang Ikong Edikang Ikong soup is native to the people from Akwa Ibom and Cross River states. It is prepared with a lot of pumpkin leaves, water leaves and assorted meat as well as beef. It is quite nourishing. 2. Ofe nsala(white soup) Ofe Nsala (Nsala Soup) is a soup popular in the eastern part of Nigeria. It is also known as ''white soup'' nsala soup is know for its light texture. The authentic Nsala soup recipe calls for fresh chicken
How To Easily Prepare Edikang ikong Soup Edikang Ikong soup is one of the most highly rated soups in Cross River and AkwaIbom states. The soup is one that demands a lot of palm oil, without which you won't accomplish your mission. In fact, if the palm oil is small, the soup would be watery and wouldn't make sense. The soup demands a good portion of vegetables - Ugu ( pumpkin leaves) and water leaf. In fact, these vegetables are what make the soup with other ingredients. So, what are the requirements to prepare