IWAJI THE IGBO EQUIVALENT OF AMERICA’S THANKSGIVING

Every year, the Igbos celebrate the New Yam Festivals in their different towns. This is called Iwaji. The ceremony is also called Iri Ji in some Igbo cultures. Same celebration but slightly different names. Iwaji is part of Igbo culture. As Bishop Paulinus Ezeokafor has noted, any Igbo can celebrate Iwaji, irrespective of their religion.Continue reading “IWAJI THE IGBO EQUIVALENT OF AMERICA’S THANKSGIVING”

Italy’s super-sweet three-ingredient pasta dish that’s still a secret

Forget macaroni, spagetti,even lasagna… There is a delightful Italian pasta dish that is cooked with just 3 ingredients that is still not well known outside Italy. This dish is said to have been used by shepards to warm themselves in the cold weather in the old days. (One of the 3 ingredients stimulated the heatContinue reading “Italy’s super-sweet three-ingredient pasta dish that’s still a secret”