Top Three Nigerian foods.
Pounded Yam and Eguisi Soup
Pounded yam is known to be one of Nigerian delicacy made from boiled yam. The yam is boiled to a certain boiling point to be pounded by a mortal and pestle.Although its known as a Nigerian product but widely loved by both Nigerians and Non Nigerians. In Nigeria, Pounded yam is always consumed with different kinds of soup.But most South Westerners (Yoruba) prefer taking pounded yam with Eguisi soup. I call the combination of Pounded Yam and Eguisi soup the “Baddest Combo”. Do you want to find yourself in a state of total euphoria? Then visit a good restaurant near you and request for pounded yam and Eguisi soup.
Tuwo Shinkafa and Miyan Kuka.
Tuwo Shinkafa is a cuisine which originated from the Northern part of Nigeria. It is predominant in the northern part of Nigeria, a thick pudding made from rice flour and can be served with any good soup but most northerners prefer serving it with a soup called Miyan Kuka. Miyan Kuka is also a northern product due to the presence of many baobab trees in the north. The soup is made from baobab leaves and dried okro. Tuwo shinkafa and miyan kukan makes grown up men licks the back of their hands when they are done consuming it. Do you plan to visit Northern Nigeria anytime soon? Then make sure you have your own taste of Tuwo shinkafa and Miyan Kuka.
Akpu and Banga soup
No doubt Akpu is widely consumed in the eastern part of Nigeria due to the love my Igbo brothers have for it.Akpu is also known as fufu. Its usually made by boiling cassava and pounding it to a thick paste-like form. Most South easterners (Igbos) prefer taking akpu with banga soup.Banga soup is also known as ofe akwu in the south eastern part of Nigeria. It is made from Palm Nuts (Banga ). A taste of akpu and banga soup will definitely take you to cloud nine.
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