The Learner’s Guide To Food In Calabar

MAGGI |
April 3, 2017
We true foodies know we ought to travel more, and indeed one day we shall. Top on our list of places to try is Calabar- Cross Rivers State- and it really should be top of your list too! These are some of the foods Calabar people rave about (we have this on good authority, mind you).

Of course, Edikang Ikong is first on the list

No, it’s not efo riro, and yes, the preparation is very different.

Apparently, it tastes better than efo riro

Another must eat: Editan

What can we say? Efiks loooove their veggies!

Abak Atama

It’s not exactly Banga soup, although the preparations are quite similar. Atama leaves are quite magical, we hear.

Abak Nmong Nmong

For this post, we’ve saved the best for last – Epang Nkukwo

Some people pronounce this as “Epangkwokwo” as well.

We must warn you, this cocoyam-based meal requires quite a bit of work

But this champ pulled it off

Watch the entire video here to see how it’s done

For even more great cooking recipes from all over Nigeria, check out Delicious Naija, from Maggi Nigeria

Make sure to look out for the ‘Delicious Naija’ show at these times on your TV: 7:30 pm, Friday on Arewa24,  7:30 pm, Saturday on Africa Magic (Family) , 5 pm, Sunday on NTA, OR just watch it online right now!
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