However, a Nigerian woman is expected to know how to cook some foods. Find below some of the foods she is expected to know how to make:
This is one of the simplest foods we have in Nigeria; it is shocking that some women cannot make this simple meal while married. A woman who cannot boil rice would definitely mess up when it comes to cooking jollof or fried rice.
This is another simple meal that could be made within a very short period of time; a Nigerian woman that is considered eligible for marriage must no doubt be able to make this meal.
3. Vegetables and stews
The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. A woman who is getting married should know how to make delicious meals to keep her man; if she cannot cook him great meals, he would get swayed by other women who can. There are some vegetables that are indigenous to Nigeria.
This is one of the food items that is presented when a man is paying a woman’s bride price. A Nigerian woman who cannot boil yam to an edible status would definitely not be able to pound yam.
5. Beans and bean products
Most of the foods we eat in Nigeria are basically carbohydrates. Eating beans supplies us with the protein; a woman is expected to know how to make this food and also combine it with other meals like rice.
There are other meals that could be made using beans and a woman who is eligible for marriage is expected to know how to prepare these other meals.