Tag: African walnuts

African Walnuts: Fruit Of The Week

Food LIFESTYLE March 18, 2019 6 Comments

African walnut (Asala or Awusa in Yoruba; Ukpa in Igbo; and Okhue or Okwe in Edo) belongs to the botanical family Euphorbiaceae.  The African walnuts are characterized by a black thick wall that envelopes a white-cream seed. Its seed kernel is edible. When eaten raw they have a bitter flavour not unlike the kola nut and are considered to be tonic and aphrodisiac. We consume…

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