FEBRUARY — Longthroat Memoir Soups, Sex and Nigerian Taste Buds by Yemisí Aríbisálà is #MCZBookClub February cookbook pick!
WHO CAN READ / USE THIS COOKBOOK?
Lovers of Nigerian food, drink, and lifestyle can read and use this cookbook. It is a book that captures the Nigerian idea of food from an angle that one might usually not necessarily pay attention to.
It tells the Nigerian food story through the use of a relatively easy and relatable sheer amount of idea and culture decadence because Nigeria and Nigerians are multilingual and culturally diverse. You get to make sense of what food culture means in other regions not limited to the “major” ethnic group that are often spoken or read about the cookbook tells a story of other marginalized groups.
FAVOURITE CHAPTER & RECIPE:
Chapter 12: The Snail Tree
Recipe: Analysis of Nigerian stew written in the chapter titled “Institution of Stew”
THEMES WORTHY OF NOTE: Ethnicity, Nigerian Food, War, Sex, Gender, Language, Individualism, Religion, Politics, etc.
RATINGS: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ (4/5)
NOTE: MCZ Book Club is a segment on My Cookery Zone Platform where we review cookbooks. It comes your way every Second Saturday of the month.
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