Wouldn't you just love to have a taste of the foods African West Coast? The savoury
stews of Nigerian cooking using foods of the sea and vegetables off the
seasoned and cooked together.
Adding the intense hot of chili
peppers. If cooked over charcoal fires the smokey flavors adds
that much more to the taste. Pounded yams in and of themselves nothing
but add them to the deep rich red Nigerian stew and you have a
savory bite that begs to be repeated.
Well then pick up African
Yoruba Style a cookbook featuring recipes from Nigeria and
produce the delicous flavors of
Nigeria right in your own kitchen.
Just ask yourself: “How often do I get
the chance to make truly ethnic cuisine right at home?!”
The Story Behind the
ethnicity is one half Nigerian (or Yoruba to be specific) and one half
American. I was born in the US but spent much of my young life in
the African West Coast, in
All of my life I have enjoyed Nigerian cuisine. While in
Rome many years ago we went to eat at Nigerian family’s home. It
had been many
years since I had tasted of the traditional Yoruba foods and what
delight to eat those seasoned greens, okra and a delicious fiery stew,
to name a few dishes, again. I ate heartily!
Although I enjoy the foods from many different cultures Nigerian
cuisine is my comfort food. The food I know and grew up with.
My mother learned to cook the Yoruba cuisine while we lived in Nigeria
and being the true artist (by trade) that she is mastered the flavors
still serves these familiar dishes to our extended family today.
My sister has her Nigerian favorites and I have mine but our extended
enjoy them all. This cookbook, African Cooking
is the compilation of my mother’s Nigerian recipes along with tidbits
about how she and we enjoyed the foods and cooked them.
Each cook, no matter the cuisine, has their own way of preparing a
dish. These are my mother’s Nigerian recipes. Her way and her style of
preparing the traditional Nigerian dishes. She has cooked these dishes
for dinner parties, family dinners and just small family gatherings.
delicious and nutritious.
* 32 of our favorite Nigerian recipes
including some adapted for US ingredients.
Akara- Fried Bean Patties
* An Ethnic Food Locator with numbers and addresses
of ethnic grocery stores and markets around the country and on the
* A Category Index listing what food group a dish
falls into. For example soups or poultry
* A Yoruba ingredients description list detailing
some of the ingredients used in Nigerian cuisine.
Those from the American South may recognize some of the ingredients
used and even some of the recipes. Those from elsewhere will
delight in the recipes from another culture.
the Table of Contents
So, go ahead, order your copy today and
enjoy African Cooking
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