These 7 Foods Taste Much Better With Pepper

June 22, 2022

What’s better than pepper? Nothing! This is why you should add a little pepper to your dining. At the end of this article, you’d find yourself thanking us—you’re welcome. 

Just add pepper

Pancakes

You mean people make pancakes without adding fresh pepper or even ata rodo to it? Are you a cultist?

Plantain 

Not liking plantain is a red flag — not just to me —but to members of the plantain secret cult. It specifically made this list because adding pepper is the only way I enjoy dodo. 

RELATED: 5 Foods Made Out of Plantain That Nigerians Don’t Joke With

Ice cream 

This can’t be the first time you’ve thought about it. Imagine a sprinkle of pepper to your ice cream’s cold, sugary taste. You won’t look at vanilla the same way again.

Toast 

It beats me how you can decide to eat something so bland in the first place—toast bread, French toast, whatever name you and your family members know it by. But add ground pepper and watch it move from a five to a solid eight. 

RELATED: What’s the Best Thing to Eat Bread With? We Ranked Them All

Wine 

You better believe that pepper is one ingredient that separates Rosé from your Fourth Street or Four Cousins. 

Tip: One pinch should do the trick.

Rice

Rice has Nigerians in a chokehold, so why won’t you be open to trying new recipes? Add pepper to give it an extra zing.

Yes, we mean your white rice

Chocolates

Listen, too much sugar equals diabetes and nobody wants that. Why don’t you counterattack it with a little pepper here and there then? 

ALSO READ: Are You Even Nigerian if You Don’t Like These Very Nigerian Things? 

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