I tend to use a lot of dry fish in my cooking primarily because Mum makes it and its always readily available but any meat or fish will do….
We also had fresh water leaves which mum brought from her farm (bless her!) so I used water leaves in these but you can use any green vegetables from Ugu (fluted pumpkin leaves) to spinach, kale, bitter leaves, Scent leaves or Uziza.
The inspiration for this soup was drawn from my mum's eldest sister. Ogbono soup with bitter leaf happens to be my mum's sister's favourite soup. Growing up, each time I visited her, there would always be an ogbono soup with bitter leaves in a pot relaxing off in the kitchen.
Ingredients for cooking a typical ogbono soup include palm oil, local seasoning (ogiri okpei), meat, fish, pepper, stockfish, salt to taste and leafy vegetables such as ugu leaves, spinach or bitter leaf. Ogbono soup can also be cooked with okra too. This ogbono soup with bitter leaves is pretty easy to cook, tasty, aromatic, flavourful, and above all filled with assorted meats and fish to appease your taste bud. The soup can be served with either pounded yam, eba, poundo, fufu etc. Simply plate up, dive into the plate and dig in. I encourage you to grab the necessary ingredients, follow the detailed recipe steps and cook for yourself, family or friends a delicious pot of ogbono soup. In the end, I doubt if you will be disappointed with the soup.
Subscribe for Updates
- Business and Development3 months ago
Top 10 African Currencies With The Most Value In 2021
- Events2 months ago
Meet The Africans On Facebook Oversight Board That Decided Trump’s Fate On The Platform
- COVID193 months ago
🤔Why Is WHO Telling African Countries To Use Expired COVID-19 Vaccines?
- Beauty3 months ago
15 Celebrities Making A Powerful Fashion Statement With Their Natural Hair
- Designer Spotlight1 month ago
Designer Spotlight: Meet Egyptian Designer Rania Elkalla Who Makes Home Accessories With Egg Shells
- Art3 months ago
20 Really Cool Afrocentric Home Decor Items You Can Get On Amazon
- News3 weeks ago
DISCUSSION: South Africans Are Debating For Women To Marry More Than One Husband. Where Do You Stand?
- Arts & Culture3 months ago
15 Top African Music Stars To Watch Out For In 2021