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  • Well, I am on for a busy Friday as I made beans cake (akara) one of its kind since my marriage 8 Months ago!!!

    This Holiday:

  • Here and there, between the akara sellers, children were visible, hovering over grills to tend roast corn and ube.

    Night Bus

  • Along the outer perimeter of the low wall encircling the park, women sat behind large pans balanced over glowing coals, tending to balls of akara bobbing in hot oil.

    Night Bus

  • Nothing compares to my ‘Boli’roasted plantain and groundnut, Roasted/boiled corn and pear, Bread and akara, Drinking garri and groundnut with iced water, roasted yam and palm oil.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • As we tucked into akara flatter than the typical Nigerian version and more like mini-pancakes followed by a sumptuous jollof rice with spiced fish and chicken, I listened to my hosts talk about their arrival in Britain over four decades ago and their experiences.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • I wished I could have stayed longer, in Lagos as well as further afield, sitting down eating akara and talking with this old relative I was getting to know again.

    Diana Evans Looks Back

  • So we always bought it from the woman who sat round the corner from our house frying fresh akara.


  • Soy flour is also added to customary cowpea, yam and cassava flours in traditional foods such as gari, akara, and ogi.

    1. The jab-seeder a tool for manual seeding

  • And for her children at home she bought bean cakes or akara and mai-mai, which the Igara women cooked.

    The Sacrificial Egg

  • The film simply says if a child is greedy - the type that says give me this, give me that, give me puff-puff, akara or sweet in school, he or she could be easily contaminated with witchcraft.

    Renegade Futurist


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