When it comes to Nigerian cuisine, there are many ways you can use one item. With foods like yam, rice, plantain, and so on, they can be used to create different meals, serving as the primary ingredient. With secondary ingredients (these ingredients may be the same in all the meals or different), you can create different meals with one primary ingredient. The versatility of Nigerian foods is something that helps you make the best of what you have in your home/pantry. 

Here are some foodstuffs that show off the versatility of Nigerian foods:

Yam – Yam is a cultural icon in Nigeria. Apart from being a staple and a regular feature in many homes and restaurants, it holds a lot of significance to many cultures and tribes in Nigeria. Yam is tasty, nutritious, and extremely versatile. It can be used in so many ways, and this blog post explores different ways to prepare yam. From boiling and frying to pounding and grilling, the possibilities are endless.

Chicken – Chicken is one of the most popular “proteins” in Nigeria, and it is a staple in many homes, restaurants, and food places. What many Nigerians don’t know or don’t regularly practice, however, is that there are many great ways of making chicken apart from the usual boil-then-fry method many people practice. In this article, we’ll cover different ways to cook and prepare your chicken that are different from boiling and frying.

Irish PotatoesIrish potatoes are as versatile as they are healthy. They are rich in fiber, potassium, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6. Apart from this, they have low cholesterol content. Eating potatoes regularly improves your heart health and helps in the reduction of your blood’s cholesterol content. In this blog post, we’ll be taking you through different great ways to cook potatoes. From mashed potatoes to grilled potatoes, there are various ways to prepare amazing potato dishes.

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