My choice of meat is hard to cook, takes about 50-60 minutes before you commence with the rest of the cooking. This soup is made with the leaves of a tree called oha. #Bighug#. That thank God he married me…I’m Soooo happy Chy…you are God sent. Below are the ingredients for making the popular native soup in River state: – Meat – Stock fish head – Sliced uziza leaves – Medium size dry fish – Cocoa yam as thickener – Palm oil – Maggi or knorr – 1-2 cups of periwinkles – 1 cup of ground crayfish – Salt and pepper to taste. I am from a Riverine community in Rivers State. I peel the cocoyam, dice them in small chunks and blend it till its a smooth paste. Ngolo is a kind of sea snail from the Mollusc family. God bless you. Thanks dearie, you can always order the cookbook from the Sales Page. Ofor and Archi are modern alternatives introduced because of the hassle in using cocoyam. Chi , I have had an opportunity to taste the soup called white soup many yrs back at a restaurant in uyo but not this and as I will make soup for my family;I guess I will try this out too. it is the most beautiful cookbook I have ever seen. This is simply great! and how do i go about that? Yum. Everybody loves it. Add the periwinkles, pre-cooked prawn and sliced uziza leaves. Pls where are you from. Cocoyam is the best and the original thickener in Native Soup, used by our great great grandmothers. U call it River State's native soup, I call it ofor soup. much african shop.but i try to look for one.well i need ur book Hey dear, thanks for the info. Can u send me the Ngolo and periwinkle, even if it’s dry blc of my location, Damaturu Yobe state, send to Gaat Hotels Ltd, My native soup is the best and is called Miniwiri okazi,portharcourt soup and comes the 27th of this month December there is an event holding in my community by me called Ikwerre soup you all are invited thanks and happy new month. Keep up the good work Ma. hi Chy, thanks for your mails on how to prepare most nigerian food. 2 cups of periwinkles The Ofor and achi Hubby had to praise me each time he finish eating and ask for more!! Wow. Especially if reducing toxins in your personal care products is important to you. Well done ma for ur good job for en-lighting lady’s ideas for cook God bless u richly, TO HELEN (NGOLO IS SEAFOOD U CAN CALL IT OYSTER). Bio, God bless you. This lifestyle in Alaska dates back more than 8,000 years. Sure, you can do that but I just like to add some leaves, you can even use some fluted pumpkin leaves. Additionally we don’t use Stockfish in making our native soup. When your pot of soup starts boiling, take the amount of pounded cocoyam you need, flatten it with your palm and fingers, and put into your soup. Thx. Slowly whisk in flour mixture. Hello Chi. Hello madam,just wanna commend you for унυя great works,you’ve really improved me in the kitchen,I’m a yoruba lady but №ω i virtually knows how to cook most igbo soup,tαℓк of any soup,u r an angel,God bless u so much..Hαppiε weekend. Boil in water with an onion or two until potatoes and onions mash easily. Hi Chy, cannot thank you enough 4 ya efforts…thanks again, Well done Chy, I have been trying your recipes and it has been an amazing journey. Thanks for impacting to Us what you got. We don’t mix cocoyam and archi or ofor together, it will result in a taste quagmire. Directions Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. 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