I am from Cross River State Calabar to be precisely, in Nigeria we are bounded with Atlantic Oceans, Rivers and streams my Culture directly revolved around dancing, Cooking of varieties of dishes, in my tribe the" EFIK " kingdom here in Calabar we have varieties of international dish ,which Edikang ikong soup is one of them to be mentioned, We have Afan soup, Edikang ikong soup, Ekpang nkukwo, afia efere Ebot, otong soup, Coconut rice, fresh fish soup( Fisher man soup), we offer this delicacies during marriage celebration, birthday parties, child blessings.
This meal is a soup delicacies that can be served with garri( Eba), Semovita, pounded yam, wheat etc.
The entire CROSS River State are in love with this soups for occasions, other tribes and close boundries to CROSS River State , also enjoy Edikang ikong soup , a state like Akwa Ibom state, Ebonyi state and even a Country like Cameroon love Edikang ikong Soup,it is strictly vegitable in making.
INCREDIENT FOR PREPARATION OF EDIKANG ONG SOUP
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VEGITABLE LEAF: ( IKONG UBONG )
WATER LEAF:. ( TALINUM TRIANGULARE)
PEREWINKLE: ( MFI)
SKIN. :. ( POMO, IKPA)
SMOKE FISH: ( IYAK)
BEEF:. ( UNAM)SHHRIMPS:. ( NKONKO)
STOCKFISSH DRY:. ( EKOROKO)
CRAY FISH:. ( OBU)
SALT:. ( INUNG)PEPPE:. ( NTOKON)
MAGGI(STAR). ( MAGGIE)
FRESH PALM OIL:. ( UDIADIA ADAN)
THE above are the ingredients for the preparation of the Tribe called the EFIK best dish " Edikang ikong soup".
This soup does not take up to an hour to be cook, but the preparation can take up to two hours, because the tribe in mentioned are Naturally neat in doing things even in cultural display.
HOW IS THE SOUP MADE
1) Wash your hand pick water leaf, with
botacacal Name: ( Tanlininum LAREE) sli TRIAARE)
W Well, slice it into pieces do same to the
vegetables leaf( ugwu).
2) wash an fish , PER fish ,ock
piece put all POMO into
add one teadients, in a pot addons
and one cubeoon, salt same a little
water and put it o of ggi( it for
atlease 18 b minu put it down .
3) Putam it for ease 18
b minut on
3) Put an empt it for
awhile for the wa
add the ,
add the alr file for
ts like the beef and ish
, st alrea taste
for saltngredi ingrehver it foranminutes
then add stiregetable
leaf( d ) stire
it well er mixed, add the ish and
fresh paheles half a litteralm oil,stire
add the cray fish and fresh p litter of palm oil, stire it again.
4) coire it again
4) cover it ft down.
Thig it down.
This soup is always save with Garri( Eba),
Semovita, wheat, pounded yam Etc.
THE REGION THIS DISH FROM
Cross River State
Akwa Ibom State
Cameroon as a country.
OCCASIONS THAT I ATTAINED AND THIS
MEAL WAS SAVED.
Traditional marriage Birthday parties Burial partiesessings
In concld blessings
In conclusion it is the best international dish that is serve both locally and international in an OCCASIONure and dish delicacltu in
Nigeria and Africaa at large , thilicaticular dish is knowparticular meal is kig Hotels and locs and big Hotel and localpensive.a plate of Edikang ikong soup goes for #5000 in Eko and suit in Lagos, while in transcoop hotels it goes for #7,500 but international depending on the Country in United State most African bars $80.00 etc.
![edikah is expensive.