vegetablesoup © I am Benue 2021

Culture, Food, Stories 28/04/2021 by Lucy Ehigocho Agih

My Simple Vegetable Soup Recipe

So, I had a video conversation with Akaa Fele while in the kitchen trying to prepare to cook. I decided to rub it in knowing he’s out of the country that I was making vegetable soup. OK, while this story? Ehmmm… I don’t even know, but well I’d like to share my simple recipe with you and this was Akaa’s […]

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Oluwayemisi Ojo © I am Benue 2021

Culture, Food, Stories 1/04/2021 by Oluwayemisi Ojo

Bier And Akpukpa Is For Lovers Of Good Natural Food

February 2019, as I was about rounding up my service year, despite the fears of the security challenges in Benue state that time, I applied as INEC Adhoc for the 2019 election, and got my posting to Gaadi, a suburban area in Makurdi. My team and I parked lightly, a plain trouser, on a khaki top, an extra top we […]

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tomato wastage © I am Benue 2020

Food, Stories 11/08/2020 by Tersoo Samson Akula

About Tomato Wastage In Benue State

We tried! In 2016 or so, Mrs Helen Teghtegh through her organization CLHEI submitted a brilliant proposal to the TY Danjuma Foundation. She understood exactly what the problem was. The proposal became an instant hit with both staff and board. I knew because even though I had Conflict of Interest (CoI) over the proposal, I was still allowed to review […]

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Food, Stories 5/08/2020 by Barnabas Wanger Akaazua

Tomato Waste In Benue State; The Way Forward

With no disrespect to anybody, I have seen so many people make very ignorant posts about tomato waste in Benue state and ask why this cannot be processed into tomatoes puree. The truth is, Benue tomatoes have one of the lowest qualities and cannot be used for processing into tomatoes paste for several reasons. Tomato varieties used for processing are […]

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Food, Stories 14/08/2019 by Adelana Taiwo Hannah

“Banga Soup” by Annie’s Kitchen

Yeah, we here again with another delicacy, ‘Banga Soup’ It’s famous among the Edo and Delta people Ingredients for Banga Soup Palm Fruits Beef Dry Fish or fresh fish Vegetable: Scent Leaves or dried and crushed bitter leaves onions Ground crayfish Chilli Pepper Ghana pepper Ogiri /Okpei (Iru) Seasoning cubes Salt Cooking Directions Extract the palm fruit concentrate from the […]

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Isabella Usen @ I am Benue 2018 IamBenue

Food, Stories 20/06/2018 by Isabella Usen

Life Of A Foodie

People eat food to stay healthy, that’s because the body needs it right? But for some of us, we ‘live to eat’ and not ‘eat to live’ That’s why we’ve been given the moniker “Foodie”, but I like to refer to my self as an unapologetic Foodie. Food is fun and having lived in four different states in Nigeria and […]

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