What is Jollof if it does not taste like a party Jollof? In this post, we will be taking you through a list of things to look out for when you are about to try out Jollof rice in any buka, party, restaurant, or even in your own kitchen. Enjoy!
1. It always, always has a smokey taste.
This is from the firewood smoke used to cook it. Those of you that cook jollof rice with gas cooker, na you know o.
2. Bay leaves must be marked present.
You need that flavour. I don’t know what kind of wuru wuru to the answer rice they are serving at parties these days that don’t have bay leaves to taste.
3. You can tell from the first spoon that it is rich in butter.
It’s true what they say: The taste is the difference, the difference is the taste.
4. It has a deep orange/reddish colour.
That is how you know a jollof rice that is not deprived of good tomatoes. A full-blooded jollof rice.
5. Garnished with tomato and onion slices.
This is optional sha, but if you have just one chance to show that your jollof rice is the best, why not go all out?
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