African locust beans, elixir from nature

November 24, 2016 Vera Onana

FOR most people, locust bean, locally called iru by the Yorubas, dawadawa and ogiri by the Hausas and Igbos respectively may be an unappealing food condiment because of its offensive odour, but according to experts, […]

Ewedu, a vegetable of versatility

November 3, 2016 Vera Onana

AMONG the Yorubas in South Western Nigeria, the jute leaves, locally called ewedu may be considered the king of all other vegetables. It is almost impossible to find a Yoruba person that doesn’t relish the […]

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