Fermented African Locust Beans – Iru / Dawa dawa

Fermented locust beans is a common traditional condiment in Nigeria, and other West African countries. We call it “iru” in Yoruba land, it is called “dawa dawa” in Hausa, and

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What Is Sumac? Sumac is the common name for genus Rhus which contains over 250 flowering plants. Sumac, the spice is actually not a spice; it is dried and ground

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Cinnamon Spice

I saw an episode of Ainsley’ Carribean kitchen where Ainsley Harriot had a chat with a lady in Grenada about cinnamon spice. The lady said “we put it on toast,

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