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Amazing Health Benefits Of Turmeric

 

Turmeric is closely related to other members of the ginger family, turmeric is a perennial herb that is native to India and has the scientific name of Curcuma longa.

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Tips On Eating Healthy For Conception

 

Almost every woman knows that it is important to eat well while pregnant. The benefits it provides you and your baby is invaluable. But, do you also know how important it is to eat well even before you get pregnant? If you are actively trying to get pregnant you have to make sure your body is prepared to accept the challenge. Read More »

NIGERIAN AFANG SOUP RECIPE

The Nigerian Afang Soup is a native food for the Efik people of Akwa Ibom and Cross River states of Nigeria but enjoyed by all Nigerians. It is also very nutritious as the soup consists mainly of vegetables. Afang Soup is prepared with a generous quantity of Water leaves and the wild herbal Okazi leaves.
Afang soup is fast climbing the top of the list of popular Nigerian soup. If you are interested in exploring Nigerian foods, this delicious soup would definitely spur your interest in Nigerian foods.When I had my last child, I had this good friend of mine from Akwa Ibom that always comes to play with my children, she taught me how they prepare this soup and since then it’s been Afang soup back to back for hubby, he loves the soup like its going outta fashion..na wa o.Lol

So let’s make a delicious pot of afang soup, the list of ingredients below would make enough soup that would serve about 8 persons.

Ingredients for Cooking Afang Soup
 

400g sliced Okazi/Afang leaves

250g Water leaves

1-2KG of any meat of choice.( I used beef)

20 to 25 cl red palm oil

Beef, Kanda and Dry fish,Smoked fish(Titus),stockfish

2 tablespoons ground crayfish

Pepper and salt (to taste)

2 Knorr cubes

Fresh red/yellow Bell Pepper

1 medium sized Onions
 
 Preparation
 

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HOW TO MAKE DELICIOUS AKARA (BEAN BALL)

 Akara (Beanball) is a deep fried meal made from ground beans (Black eyed peas either white or the brown species) mixed with other ingredients as you will find out in this recipe to make a sumptuous delicious breakfast. It’s one of the most common meals you’d find on the breakfast table in most Nigerian homes during the weekends.

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AMAZING HEALTH BENEFITS OF DATES

Date fruit is one of the sweetest fruits around and also happens to come in different varieties. Although dates can be eaten fresh, the fruit is often dried, resembling raisins or plums. But whether fresh or dry, the health benefits of dates are enormous.It’s mainly sold in the northern part of the country by the Hausa’s and also other parts of Nigeria, its is popularly known as dobino in Hausa language. Read More »