Food is a very essential part of any African traditional wedding. It is one of the items that make the wedding very festive and joyful. In a Yoruba traditional wedding, the food menu is something that is taken very seriously and there are some foods that you would always find there.

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Some Yoruba delicacies can be easily sourced if you live in the South Western part of Nigeria. However, if you do not and you have the opportunity to attend a Yoruba traditional wedding, do yourself a favour by trying any of these 5 meals.

1. Amala and Ewedu

This is one delicacy that many people that are not of Yoruba descent or live in the West dislike on sight. However, the delicious taste of the amala always convinces them otherwise and they can not wait to eat it again.

Amala is so delicious and the combination of Ewedu makes it very healthy. It is one of the staples you would surely find at a Yoruba wedding.

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2. Asun

This is assorted goat meat that has been garnished and roasted with different spices and peppers. It is one of those delicacies that people hope could be served in large quantity.

It is usually served as a starter or appetiser at a Yoruba wedding. Asun is also not difficult to make and you can make it in the comfort of your home.

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3. Pounded Yam and Egusi

This meal is very filling and it is one food many men look forward to eating at Yoruba traditional weddings. It is quite simple to make and can be rustled up in a very short time.

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4. Jollof Rice

When you hear people talking about Nigerian Jollof rice, they are most likely talking about the types that are served at parties like it. It is even also called party rice because its taste is unique to parties like this. Yoruba women have a skill at making this meal to perfection.

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5. Asaro

Asara is a porridge meal that is made from yams and potato. It is a delicious traditional meal that is made with assorted meats and fish, palm oil and spices. It is such a sought-after meal at Yoruba traditional weddings and a must-have delicacy.

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