Across West Africa, fermented foods bring dishes to life. The star of Afro-Funk is nutrient-dense dawadawa (aka: iru, netetou, soumbala), fermented seeds from the drought-resistant African locust bean tree. The result? A deep and complex umami flavor, complemented by scallion and earthy mushroom.
High in Amino Acids Methionine and Cysteine (promote hair, skin and nail growth)
HOW TO ENJOY:
A simple side for any meal; in a grain bowl or salad; use to make fritters; use in veggie, meat, or fish patties; stuffed peppers