Prosperity Patties (Oat Cakes)

Oats are a staple food in many places.  In Ethiopia, they are called “aja”.  They have five grams of protein per ounce, and contain iron and a bit of calcium.  For many children, oatmeal is their first solid food.  For many elders, it is part of their last meals.  Soft, …

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Ingredient Spotlight: Kola Nuts

Kola is an important nut in west Africa, and by extension in some diaspora traditions.  However, in the north American diaspora, it is rarely heard of.  In my opinion, this needs to be remedied.  It embodies hospitality, good will, and unity. Rather than repeat what has already been written on …

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Oshun and Oya Seduction-Chaos Cake

Before we begin, let me just say that this cake is dangerous.  If the union is not completely against his Nature, it will cause the man to want to make passionate love with its maker.  Treat this recipe with the utmost care because if a person actually does give in …

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How to Make Coffee for Eshu

Coffee for Eshu

Except in blood offerings, Eshu is always served first.  One of the things he really loves is spiced coffee.  So here’s a recipe for Eshu coffee that makes a great offering or addition to offerings.  Children of Eshu often like this very much as well.   Related articles across the …

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