Crispy crunchy Akara bits As a child, I didn't care much for Akara. There were not many foods I cared for and Akara was one. One thing I really liked though was the crunchy bits from Akara. You know how as you scoop Akara paste into hot oil and some drops fall into the oil, … Continue reading Akara Crunchy Bits (aka Akara Chinchin)
Tola had asked me to blog about Acarajé. Tola shared with me a beautiful part of her family history and how her grandfather had escaped slavery in Brazil and returned to Abeokuta. As such her dad who is now in his 80's recalled that this is how Akara was made in his family while growing … Continue reading Acarajé (Akara with stuffing)
Akara is a simple delicious meal to make. However, you know how simple tasks can throw huge curve balls at you. Akara has shamed many a cook several times. Sometime back I shared tips on making great Akara balls (You can look up the tips in this LINK). This is my no fail recipe for great … Continue reading Akara: A collection of 4 types of the ultimate Street food.
Good ol' Akara I made a post celebrating Akara as the ultimate street food illustrating 4 types of akara you can find on the streets. We all have several different methods for making the ultimate akara balls but this is my own personal tip. Believe it or not as simple as it is to make … Continue reading SECRET TO GREAT AKARA BALLS.