Tag: Nigeria street food

Dodo Ikire

Dodo Ikire

Homemade Dodo Ikire Dodo Ikire Dodo Ikire is a fried plantain treat indigenous to Ikire in Osun State and they have shared this popular delicious plantain snack with all of Southwestern Nigeria and now it is even an export commodity. Dodo Ikire is a spicy plantain snack made with overripe plantains fried in palm oil.Travelling … Continue reading Dodo Ikire

Kunu; Kunu Zaki (How to make Kunu)

Kunu; Kunu Zaki (How to make Kunu)

Our church when I was growing up had a stall run by the Helps Team (the benevolence or charity group). Every Sunday the stall sold snacks, drinks and small packs of food. The profit made from these weekly sales went into charity and supporting families of members who were going through a hard time financially. … Continue reading Kunu; Kunu Zaki (How to make Kunu)

Zobo Drink (How to make zobo)

Zobo Drink (How to make zobo)

Fancy having a party and setting a bowl of zobo in the centre, every guest can scoop as much as they like or even add liqueur. If we were to have a national drink, it might be zobo. I recall it became very popular in the '90s even though it had been consumed in many … Continue reading Zobo Drink (How to make zobo)

Adoyo (How to make Adoyo -Adoyo Drink-)

Adoyo (How to make Adoyo -Adoyo Drink-)

Street hawkers carry Adoyo in clear plastic buckets like this, revealing the liquid drink and fruit infusions. Adoyo is a drink made by boiling water decanted from the top raw Ogi, with Pineapple (bark only or slices), Lemongrass and citrus (could be lime, orange or pomelo) Click link to see how to make Ogi. If … Continue reading Adoyo (How to make Adoyo -Adoyo Drink-)