Soups/ light soups

Delicious Authentic Atama with waterleaf

How to Prepare Atama Soup with Waterleaf

Atama leaf is aromatic, even floral and it is delicious in soups. There are different ways to cook with Atama leaf, in this post I used it to prepare a vegetable soup paired with waterleaf. It is similar to the way Afang soup is cooked. Atama leaf can be added […]

Best Awara Pepper soup, Tofu Soup

Awara Pepper soup, Tofu Soup

Awara Pepper soup, Tofu Soup is a delicious spicy light soup made with herbs and spices. Nigerians love pepper soup and can make pepper soup out of any protein once pepper soup herbs and spices are available. My family is totally in love with pepper soup and we serve it […]

Delicious Editan Soup with waterleaf

Editan Soup: How to cook Editan Soup with waterleaf

Editan Soup is a vegetable soup indigenous to the Ibibios and Efiks of the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. It is one of many vegetable soups made in this region. Editan leaf is usually paired with waterleaf just like Edikang Ikong and Afang soup but it has a richer, more […]

Nigerian party appetizers (small chops) in a tray

18 Nigerian party appetizers (small chops)

Nigerians are party people, absolutely nothing stops them from partying and they don’t need much of an excuse to throw a party. A Nigerian party can have hundreds of guests in attendance. Hard-working people, who also party hard. Parties include Pre-wedding party (sometimes called “Suya night”), Traditional wedding, Church wedding, […]

Authentic Atama Soup (Abak Atama)

Atama soup, Abak Atama

Atama soup (Abak Atama) is a palm nut juice-based soup. It is local to the Ibibios and Efiks of Akwa-Ibom and Cross River States of South-south Nigeria. It is similar to Ofe Akwu (Igbo) and Banga soup (Niger Delta) the only difference is the herbs used in the different dishes. […]

Osumada 1 2 Osumada Soup

Osumada Soup

Osumada Soup is made with palm nut juice and the special ingredient is the osumada stick. Osumada (liquorice or oburunbebe) stick is the root of the plant, it is aromatic with a sweet flavour. This soup is native to the Agbor people of the Niger Delta region of Nigeria and […]

Easy Ofe Akparata

Ofe Akparata (with Ora)

Ofe Akparata is a simple but delicious Igbo Soup. Akparata is basically a thickener used in soups and other dishes. Most Igbo soups are named after the vegetable or herbs used in cooking them but this soup is named after the thickener. The first time we ate Ofe Akparata, my […]

Egusi soup, Onugbu soup, Ora (oha) soup, igbo soups

13 Easy Igbo Soups

Igbo soups are rich, nutritious, wholesome, hearty, and very delicious. The Igbo tribe (Ndi Igbo) is concentrated in the southeastern region of Nigeria. They live in the rainforest region of the country and are very industrious and resourceful. Although many are highly educated in different professions, they are mainly known […]

Jamaican cowfoot soup 16 Easy Jamaican Cowfoot Soup

Easy Jamaican Cowfoot Soup

Cowfoot Soup is a wholesome, comforting soup loved by Jamaicans and the Caribbean in general. They say it is good for a hangover and some believe it is an aphrodisiac, even the Zimbabweans agree too. Eating feet is common

Easy and delicious Nigerian Fisherman soup

Nigerian Fisherman soup

Nigerian Fisherman soup is a simple soup made with fish and other seafood as its protein source. It is called Efere Ndek Iyak in Efik and is indigenous to the people of Akwa-Ibom and Cross River states of Nigeria. Living with rivers winding through their towns and villages and bound […]