When it comes to food, Nigeria certainly isn’t lacking in great cuisines. This delicious abundance of fish soup is the Efik analogue of the popular Atama soup. Here are some of the top foods you can find easily in Efik to enjoy.
Atike is a side dish made from cassava. The dish is prepared from fermented cassava pulp that has been grated or granulated. Dried atike is also prepared, which is similar in texture to couscous.
Asa abakpa is an indigenous meal of the Ibibios/Efiks/Annangs of Akwa Ibom and Cross River States of Nigeria. It is a meal prepared with Maize flour. It is very popular during the early or late harvesting seasons, mainly because the main ingredient (maize) is readily available at that time.
Edikang Ikong is a vegetable soup that originated among the Efik- Ibibio people of Akwa Ibom State and Cross River State. It is considered to be a delicacy among some Nigerians, and is sometimes served during occasions of importance. It is a thick, delicious soup made with waterleaf and Ugu (Pumpkin leaf) and a selection of meats and seafood according to taste.
Ekpang Nkwukwo is one of the traditional delicacies of the Efiks and Ibibios. Made with cocoyam and little wateryam, this meal is relished by many and contains the basic classes of food, the flavour and taste are heavenly mouth-watering.