The Orishirishi Cookbook (Hardcover)



The Orishirishi Cookbook by Tola Akerele is your comprehensive guide to Nigerian cuisine, infusing the quirks and tips required to prepare some of the finest delicacies out of Africa. Not only does it take you on a journey of discovery, but it also opens you up to the Nigerian culture vastly expressed through food. For this reason, it is especially relevant to people in the diaspora who are either looking to connect with their roots or are simply fascinated by Nigerian meals.
This cookbook provides insight into Nigerian food and its abundant history for people all over the world. From the delicious assorted native soup of the South-South region to the distinct taste of afang soup by the Efik-Ibibios or the unmatched textures and flavors of gbegiri and ewedu from the South-West, this is a celebration of premium culinary experiences from around Nigeria. Here, I share important stories about our culture, not just with words, but with images  to guide you through each process from sourcing ingredients to serving the finished meal.  

Written and designed with an aim to celebrate our rich diversity, the stunning array of imagery will inspire you to finally try out that recipe you’ve always wanted. This is not another cookbook that gathers dust on your bookshelf. It is a compelling insight on what it means to eat Nigerian, accessible to everyone both in Nigeria and the diaspora.
  • Print length:  176 pages
  • Language:  English
  • Publisher:  Tola Akerele
  • Publication date:  November 1, 2020
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