Nigerian Cooking, Family Traditions and Taking Care of Family with Nma Okpara from Nigerian Lazy Chef

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Our Guest Nma, from Nigerian Lazy Chef, is an at-home chef who didn’t want to cook growing up. She grew up in Nigeria and moved to the states. As she got older and had children she realized that she would need to start picking up on her mother’s cooking traditions. Nma started to learn and develop her own flavors and started to love it. Her blog was started by Nma’s friend creating the website for her and telling her she needs to share her story and recipes. As Nma started to upload blog posts about herself and her cooking her following grew. In this episode, you’ll get to hear about some Nigerian cuisine, Nma’s beginning of her cooking life and about her advocacy for mental illness. What You’ll Learn
  • What Nigerian food is
  • What kind of spices go into Nigerian Food
  • Mental Health
Nma’s Nigerian Cuisine Recommendations -Nigerian Jollof Rice -Nigerian Fried Rice -Egusi Soup -Afang soup -Suya -MoinMoin (bean pudding) -Puffpuff -Fried sweet and salty plantains -Bole (roasted plantains) -Spicy roasted fish -Nkwobi Share your thoughts with us! We'd like to hear from you about places you might want to learn more about or even stories about your adventures. Thanks for listening! -Chris and Tiarra

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