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Vegetarian rice porridge
Every jollof is more than just rice
Jollof rice
In defence of rice
Bosou sada
One-pot chicken rice
Ponggal rice
Pekasam ikan
Vegetarian rice porridge
Every jollof is more than just rice

Every jollof is more than just rice

In a world where Africa is thought of as a country, culinary specificity and representation matter in the vast, complex realm of Nigerian cuisine.

Jollof rice

Jollof rice

This rice dish is beloved all across Nigeria and West Africa, full of tomatoes and heat.

In defence of rice

In defence of rice

Rice is coming under attack from those who say we should reduce our dependence on it or even—shock, horror—remove it from our diet completely. But is rice actually ‘bad’ for us?

Bosou sada

Bosou sada

Ferment your fishing trip catch with this method, and enjoy a uniquely Kadazandusun flavour while you’re at it.

One-pot chicken rice

One-pot chicken rice

Sayaka’s grandmother made this dish often for the family, serving it straight from the pot to save time on washing up.

Ponggal rice

Ponggal rice

Made with fresh rice of the first harvest at the end of the winter solstice, this is offered to gods & goddesses before family & friends.

Pekasam ikan

Pekasam ikan

Many kampung folks catch freshwater fish as a cheap source of protein, and pekasam is a way of fermenting a glut of a catch.

 
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