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Lagos food festival shows off Nigeria's 'Jollof' muscle | Africanews - 7 months ago, 21 Aug 16:09

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One of the most heated food debates in Africa – who makes the best Jollof? A humble yet flavour packed dish made of rice and a mix of blended tomatoes, onions, spices and sometimes, meat.

The dish is popular across West Africa but the controversy lies in which country can lay claim to the tastiest version.

Straying too far from the original recipe however, once got British celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver in the crossfire of a social media scandal dubbed #Jollofgate. He added whole vegetables, coriander, a lemon wedge and parsley.

We already know who the winner is. Nigerian jollof is the winner, any day, any time

Before that, supermarket chain Tesco was forced to remove its Jollof rice recipe from its website following complaints on Twitter.

Nigerians consume Jollof religiously. It is why Jollof Rice Festival, held in Lagos on Sunday (August 19) was attended by more than 4,000 people.

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