Lydia Eke is a journalist based in Lagos, Nigeria.
Turmeric plantain porridge is a healthy, nutritious meal that is enriched and garnished with vegetables and turmeric. Turmeric is a spice and a member of the rhizome family. In its raw form, it looks a bit like ginger root, but when it’s ground down it has a distinctive yellowish – orange colour. Tumeric powder is very popular in South Asian cuisine. Britons also relish turmeric as well!. Chicken tikka masala, one of Britain’s most popular dishes cannot be complete without turmeric. I decided to try something new with turmeric and the result was amazing, especially using the following ingredients!
Nigeria is a vast country with diverse ethnic groups and numerous diversified cultures. In the same vein, different states have various food recipes which are uncountable and these recipes are blessings to us. One of such delicious soup is the banga soup! Without the use of palm nuts the soup is not complete! Many states of the country, like Bayelsa, Edo, Rivers and Delta including Anambra, and Abia states are well known for this kind of soup. The itshekiris the call this palm nut soup ubey-ekpo, while the urhobos know this soup as amiedi.