8 Classic Seasonings Every Kitchen Guru In Nigeria Will Know

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This post is a test of those who cook and those who don’t. Before you start reading, close your eyes and try to mention at least 5 seasoning that Nigerians use. Don’t mention new products, please. Your time starts now.

1. Vedan.

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This was used for all tough meat then. Just add Vedan and you’re good to go.

2. Onga.

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“Mama’s helping hand. Iyeleku!

3. Suppy.

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They had this really Corny ad on radio back then. Do you remember?

4. Royco.

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Lol the good old days.

5. Maggi Mixpy.

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This one debuted as one of the products of Maggi that year.

6. Ajinomoto.

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Vedan’s twin sister, both of them now extinct.

7. Knorr.

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One of my major confusion as a child was the difference between Knorr and Knorr Chicken. Whew. The dark days.

8. Doyin.

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