If life gives you a bitter leaf, simply make an authentic bitter leaf soup out of it. In fact, bitter leaf soup is one of the favourite soups of a majority of the people from the Igbo tribe of the Eastern part of Nigeria. Any traditional event or festival in Igboland that isn't graced with a bitter leaf soup is always deemed incomplete.
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You might have heard or come across bitter leaves! It could be that you have used it at some point in your life either for preparing soups, dishes or for medicinal purposes. But if I may ask, do you know the reasons why adding bitter leaves (Vernonia amygdalina) to your diet is so important? This healer plant locally known as onugbu, is a very popular plant in the African continent but its popular
Egusi with bitter leaf soup does not have to be difficult nor daunting to cook. When cooking a delicious soup such as this, I recommend that you gather the best ingredients you can lay your hands on. Please don't compromise on the necessary ingredients to cook this soup so that you won't be disappointed. This soup is also a perfect soup to serve to guests or for events and festivals. The whole process of cooking this soup is pretty simple.
This ogbono soup with bitter leaves is pretty easy to cook, tasty, aromatic, flavourful and above all filled with assorted meats and fish to appease your taste bud. The soup can be served with either pounded yam, eba, poundo, fufu etc. Simply plate up, dive into the plate and dig in.
Are you aware of the 10 reasons why bitter kola is highly sought after? This article unravels some important information about this amazing plant. Garcinia kola is a flowering plant that belongs to the Guttiferae or Clusiaceae family. Popularly known as bitter kola, Garcinia kola grows mainly in the rain forests region of west Africa such as Nigeria, Benin, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Cameroon, Congo,
Pepper Soup is simply a hot or spicy broth containing either small cuts of meat or big chunks of fish. This assorted meat pepper soup is pretty easy to cook in as much as you have the required ingredients. Feel free to give this recipe a try and you will be glad you did.
Egusi Melon Seeds [embed]http:////gfb.global.ssl.fastly.net/podcasts/HFB_7_Health_Benefits_of_Egusi_melon_seeds.mp3[/embed] What is your favourite soup condiment?Though not my favourite soup condiment but I know countless people that enjoy egusi soup to bits. On a scale of 1 to 5, I’ll rate my hubby Iyke, on a scale of 5 because he dearly enjoys this soup. Well, my favourite still remains the
Among the challenging health conditions that are increasingly affecting human beings is diabetes. This is a disease condition caused by a metabolic disorder of the body systems as a result of chronic high blood sugar (hyperglycaemia). This sort of health challenge is often associated with disturbances in the metabolism of fat, carbohydrate and protein thereby causing defects in insulin activities
Having a good understanding of certain herbs around us that are capable of maintaining a friendly atmosphere as well as boosting our health, should remain an utmost concern to us all. I have no doubt that it will interest you to know more about a popular aromatic and yet healthy herb that can be used for both medicinal and culinary purposes.I enjoy spicing my food with assorted herbs and I usually
Ogbono Seeds What is your favourite soup? Ask me mine and I'll gladly shout ~ ogbono soup!!!Each time I eat ogbono soup reminds me to concur to an interesting story my dear mother told me about my passion for this delectable soup. My mum told me that right from when I was a year old baby, I usually enjoyed and looked forward to eating this delectable soup. By the time I got to two years old, I w
This leek, parsley and avocado soup recipe is one of the easiest and quickest way of throwing together some fresh vegetables and spicy ingredients for a WINNING outcome. Give this recipe a shot and you will definitely love it.
Scent Leaf Are you aware of the immense benefits of Ocimum gratissimum (nchanwu leaf)? Researchers agree that this plant has several medicinal values that depend on certain active chemical substances. These active chemical substances are believed to have physiological impact on the human body. Nchanwu or scent leaf, which is botanically known as Ocimum gratissimum is a tropical plant species th