Home » From The Geopolis » South East » Cooking competition adds flavour to Onitsha Ofala festival
South East

Cooking competition adds flavour to Onitsha Ofala festival

Cooking competition adds flavour to Onitsha Ofala festival - the cooking competition, Onitsha Ofala festival, onitsha ofala, Onitsha, cooking competition, cooking, competition

By Uchenna Ezeadigwe

 

Cooking competition adds flavour to Onitsha Ofala festival - the cooking competition, Onitsha Ofala festival, onitsha ofala, Onitsha, cooking competition, cooking, competition

Participants at the 2019 edition of were treated to a thrilling organised by makers of the controversial Aji-no-moto seasoning added
The director of communications, West African Seasoning, makers of Aji-no-moto, Mrs Ikedia Francesca told Orient Daily that the firm hosted on the side line of the Ofala festival to remind people of the value its products add to good food. “ was part of effort to dispel the doubts people had about Aji-no-moto seasoning “.
The saw representatives of the nine villages that make up kingdom battle among themselves, each with tasty meals of their choice cooked with Aji-no-moto seasoning.
The winner of the , Emengini Mmelie, a native of Ogbeabo village whose meal Ogbono soup with nri oka (corn meal) won the expressed glee at the experiences that enabled her win.
“I cooked ogbono soup with assorted meat, fresh fish and stock fish. It was a great deal and I am happy with the opportunity.”
The winner went home with a big set of pots as prize while the first and second runners-up got other consolation prizes of utensils.
Each year, the traditional ruler of kingdom, Igwe Alfred Achebe makes a ceremonial outing which is preceded by several rituals including 4-day retreat, consulting the diviners, slaughtering a lamb to invoke peace and blessings on kingdom and all its inhabitants.

Add Comment

Click here to post a comment

Social Media Connect