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Igbo Foods
This section of Igbo Foods is self-explaining that tries to give accounts on foods found in Igbo land. Nonetheless, some of the foods found in this section may be similar to other foods found in different regions in the country or those found in different part of the world.
Nkwobi Nkwobi is a mixture of different kinds of animal proteins, vegetables and seasonings to create a mouth- watering tuck that can be eaten at any time.
Ofe okporoko Ofe okporoko or as it would be translated in English language as a “stockfish soup.” Those who haven’t tried a stockfish soup is missing a lot.
Ji ofe ose ọ rura Ji ofe ose ọ rura or as also known as “yam pepper soup.” Yam pepper soup is one the most popular potages consumed most of the time in Igboland. The soup is very healthy - good for the body.
Ofe egusi Ofe egusi or also known as “egusi soup.” Egusi soup is abundantly prepared with egusi and then with the kind of meat or fish used.
Azu ji ofe ose ọ rura Azu ofe ose ọ rura or also known as “fish pepper soup”. Fish pepper soup is made specially for those longing for a real flavour of fish.
Ona Ona is one of those foods meant for special people especially important visitors or relations that just came back from a long trip.
Azu ofe ose ọ rura Azu ofe ose ọ rura or also known as “fish pepper soup”. Fish pepper soup is made specially for those longing for a real flavour of fish.
Osikapa Osikapa or as it is known as “rice” in English or in other languages. Osikapa can be a boiled rice, fried or Jollof rice. Osikapa is an important food especially during celebrations.
Jollof rice Jollof rice and also known as “osikapa.” Jollof rice is one of the foods one cannot avoid to miss once a week especially on Sundays in Igboland.
Ofe nri Ofe nri is normally in conjunction with utara, although many people may choose to enjoy it like that without utara. But as for many people, they enjoy it with utara which is the propose of the soup.
Akara Akara is made of bean’s flour. Akara is very tasty and delicious that could make one consume more than necessary. Akara can be eaten alone or in conjunction with many other things such as akamu, drinking tea, gari, win, etc.
Ji agwro agwo Ji agwro agwo which some people may call “yam porridge.” Yam porridge is not limited to any time; thus, can be eaten at any time of the day – be it morning, afternoon or night.
Ọgede ojoko e ghere eghe na nkwobi Ọgede ojoko e ghere eghe na nkwobi or as many people will translate it to be “fried plantain with nkwobi.” Fried plantain with nkwobi is very delicious and it can be consumed in the afternoon, evening or at night.
Ofe ose ọ rura Ofe ose ọ rura or as it is known in another form as “pepper soup”. Pepper soup in some cases is used as a starter for lunch or dinner. Pepper soup is intended to be munched on its own or supplemental with other things.
Utara Utara cannot be eaten alone; it requires a soup “ofe nri.” There are many different ways of prepare utara. Utara can be prepared with akpu, gari, ground rice, pounded yam, etc.
Ọgede ojoko e ghere eghe Ọgede ojoko e ghere eghe or as many people will normally call it as “fried plantain.” Fried plantain can be consumed alone without any sauce or seasoning; it is very tasty and can be eaten at any time of the day.
Abacha Abacha is also known as “African salad.” African salad is made mainly with shredded ji akpu which is known as cassava. In conjunction with various ingredients in preparing abacha as to make it appetizingly, taste, and enjoyable.
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Ji akpu ọ tuta na aki bekee Ji akpu ọ tuta na aki bekee is normally a fresh cassava meant to be chewed with coconut. Ji akpu ọ tuta na aki bekee is very enjoyable during the summertime or hot weather.
Moi moi Moi moi is made of bean’s flour with various ingredients and seasonings. Thus, it is one of those appetisers everyone longs to eat. But be ready to drink a lot of water, win, beer after eating it.
Akpu Akpu is made of ji akpu or as it is known as cassava. Cassava is used to make akpu and also gari. Akpu is locally made that is very cheap to make and very enjoyable, eaten by local people more than gari.
Ji ahuru na oku Ji ahuru na oku or as it is being translated as “roasted yam.” Roasted yam is always done during celebrations like new yam festivals, annual events, towns and village gatherings, Christmas and New Year parties, etc.
Ukwa Ukwa is also known as African breadfruit. African Breadfruit is an expensive food that cannot be eaten so often but consumed occasionally during happy events. It tastes very delicious and very satisfying after eating.
Ngwo ngwo okporoko Ngwo ngwo okporoko is made mainly with okporoko (stockfish) in conjunction with various vegetables and seasonings in preparing scrumptious and enjoyable nourishment.
Agdi Agdi is made of corn with little mixture of ingredients to bring about satisfying food that is made at a very lowest and cheapest cost.
Igbo Foods
Nkwobi Nkwobi is a mixture of different kinds of animal proteins, vegetables and seasonings to create a mouth-watering tuck that can be eaten at any time.
Ofe okporoko Ofe okporoko or as it would be translated in English language as a “stockfish soup.” Those who haven’t tried a stockfish soup is missing a lot.
Ji ofe ose ọ rura Ji ofe ose ọ rura or as also known as “yam pepper soup.” Yam pepper soup is one the most popular potages consumed most of the time in Igboland. The soup is very healthy - good for the body.
Ofe egusi Ofe egusi or also known as “egusi soup.” Egusi soup is abundantly prepared with egusi and then with the kind of meat or fish used.
Azu ji ofe ose ọ rura Azu ofe ose ọ rura or also known as “fish pepper soup”. Fish pepper soup is made specially for those longing for a real flavour of fish.
Ona Ona is one of those foods meant for special people especially important visitors or relations that just came back from a long trip.
Azu ofe ose ọ rura Azu ofe ose ọ rura or also known as “fish pepper soup”. Fish pepper soup is made specially for those longing for a real flavour of fish.
Osikapa Osikapa or as it is known as “rice” in English or in other languages. Osikapa can be a boiled rice, fried or Jollof rice. Osikapa is an important food especially during celebrations.
Jollof rice Jollof rice and also known as “osikapa.” Jollof rice is one of the foods one cannot avoid to miss once a week especially on Sundays in Igboland.
Ofe nri Ofe nri is normally in conjunction with utara, although many people may choose to enjoy it like that without utara. But as for many people, they enjoy it with utara which is the propose of the soup.
Akara Akara is made of bean’s flour. Akara is very tasty and delicious that could make one consume more than necessary. Akara can be eaten alone or in conjunction with many other things such as akamu, drinking tea, gari, win, etc.
Ji agwro agwo Ji agwro agwo which some people may call “yam porridge.” Yam porridge is not limited to any time; thus, can be eaten at any time of the day – be it morning, afternoon or night.
Ọgede ojoko e ghere eghe na nkwobi Ọgede ojoko e ghere eghe na nkwobi or as many people will translate it to be “fried plantain with nkwobi.” Fried plantain with nkwobi is very delicious and it can be consumed in the afternoon, evening or at night.
Ofe ose ọ rura Ofe ose ọ rura or as it is known in another form as “pepper soup”. Pepper soup in some cases is used as a starter for lunch or dinner. Pepper soup is intended to be munched on its own or supplemental with other things.
Utara Utara cannot be eaten alone; it requires a soup “ofe nri.” There are many different ways of prepare utara. Utara can be prepared with akpu, gari, ground rice, pounded yam, etc.
Ọgede ojoko e ghere eghe Ọgede ojoko e ghere eghe or as many people will normally call it as “fried plantain.” Fried plantain can be consumed alone without any sauce or seasoning; it is very tasty and can be eaten at any time of the day.
Abacha Abacha is also known as “African salad.” African salad is made mainly with shredded ji akpu which is known as cassava. In conjunction with various ingredients in preparing abacha as to make it appetizingly, taste, and enjoyable.
Ji akpu ọ tuta na aki bekee Ji akpu ọ tuta na aki bekee is normally a fresh cassava meant to be chewed with coconut. Ji akpu ọ tuta na aki bekee is very enjoyable during the summertime or hot weather.
Moi moi Moi moi is made of bean’s flour with various ingredients and seasonings. Thus, it is one of those appetisers everyone longs to eat. But be ready to drink a lot of water, win, beer after eating it.
Ji ahuru na oku Ji ahuru na oku or as it is being translated as “roasted yam.” Roasted yam is always done during celebrations like new yam festivals, annual events, towns and village gatherings, Christmas and New Year parties, etc.
Agdi Agdi is made of corn with little mixture of ingredients to bring about satisfying food that is made at a very lowest and cheapest cost.
Akpu Akpu is made of ji akpu or as it is known as cassava. Cassava is used to make akpu and also gari. Akpu is locally made that is very cheap to make and very enjoyable, eaten by local people more than gari.
Ukwa Ukwa is also known as African breadfruit. African Breadfruit is an expensive food that cannot be eaten so often but consumed occasionally during happy events. It tastes very delicious and very satisfying after eating.
Ngwo ngwo okporoko Ngwo ngwo okporoko is made mainly with okporoko (stockfish) in conjunction with various vegetables and seasonings in preparing scrumptious and enjoyable nourishment.
Ngozi Learn to Cook o o o You are now going to the university, you can no longer depend on your mother to cook your food for you. And after your uni you will soon be getting married, no body is going to cook for your husband but you, learn how to make Abacha and Ugba from Flo Chinyere and subscribe to her channel to learn how to cook many things.
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