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    SHARE THIS POST:Fonio looks like the next cereal that will take the food scene by storm. A visit to Jos, Plateau state and you might fall in love with Fonio also called Acha locally. With its great nutritional qualities and short cooking time, Fonio (Acha) is a cereal that should be featured more regularly in ...
  • Stewed Beans (Èwà Rírò)

    SHARE THIS POST:Nigerian Stewed Beans (Èwà Rírò) is a Nigerian Beans recipe made with Honey or Black Eyed Beans. Stewed Beans is quite similar to the popular Beans Pottage, the main difference being the addition of fresh pepper. Today, on Woven Recipe we are supplying you with the knowledge you need to be able to ...
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    SHARE THIS POST:Jollof rice is a dish popular with many West African countries, and you certainly can’t fault this dish when cooked right.  Traditional jollof rice is always a hit, but do you know there are so many other tasty variations? One example is coconut jollof rice. Coconut Jollof rice, is almost the same thing ...
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    SHARE THIS POST:Kunnu, a non-alcoholic beverage produced from tigernuts and spices (ginger, cloves, red and black pepper) the method of preparation of the drink is described below. Tigernut milk is also known as “Kunnu” in the Northern part of Nigeria, “Offio” by Yorubas and referred to as “horchata de chufa” in Spain. Unlike milk made ...
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    SHARE THIS POST:Egusi (also known by variations including agusi, agushi) is the name for the fat- and protein-rich seeds of certain cucurbitaceous plants (squash, melon, gourd), which after being dried and ground are used as a major ingredient in West African cuisine. Egusi soup does not just benefit your stomach, it is a healthy meal rich ...
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    SHARE THIS POST:Welcome to Woven Recipes, today we’re giving you an outstanding recipe by teaching you how to prepare beans and yam pottage. Beans known as Ewa to the Yorubas are unpopular staple foods because it is associated with bloating, flatulence and indigestion. Most people have one reason or the other why they do not ...
  • Coconut fried rice

    SHARE THIS POST:Coconut fried rice is another delicious variation of the basic fried rice. It is quite easy to prepare and always a welcomed change from the usual Nigerian fried rice. INGREDIENTS FOR COCONUT FRIED RICE 21/2 cups of rice (I used 400g tin to measure) 400g homemade or shop bought coconut milk Chicken stock ...
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    Burabisco or brabisco is a traditionally made couscous meal common to Northern Nigeria, especially in Maiduguri, Burabisco is loved and enjoyed by many. Usually paired with spicy stew of meat and vegetables, its rich ingredients categorize it among luxurious dishes in the region.
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    SHARE THIS POST:RECIPE FOR ASARO “Asaro”, as it is called in Yoruba, is a yam porridge. It is a very popular Nigerian mashed Yam and Tomato stew infused dish. Some people also like adding vegetables to it. Today on My Woven Words! You will learn how to prepare a mouth-licking, palatable Nigerian recipe… You can ...
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    SHARE THIS POST:A RECIPE FOR PEPPERED SNAIL Welcome to My Woven Words, as we all know, that Saturdays are for recipes. Today, you will learn how to prepare peppered snail on My Woven Words’ Food. A lot of Nigerians would do anything for a bowl of peppered snail, although we must also admit that not ...