There’s been yam slander on the TL lately, and I cannot for the life of me understand why people intentionally make bad choices. How can you open the mouth that is in your head and say that yam is not an exciting food? Ahan, is it that you don’t have taste or what?
As a means of educating this person (and all of you who like to bad mouth yam), I will share ten things you can make with yam.
1. You can boil it.
And eat it with stew, egg sauce, or oil.
2. You can fry it.
The joy of fried yam alone is enough.
3. You can roast it.
Can you roast rice? Or spaghetti? Can you roast pap?
4. You can make pottage with it.
See food, see as e fine. My tongue is horny for the taste.
5. You can add beans to it.
And garnish it like there’s no tomorrow.
6. You can pound it.
And eat it with a hundred and one soups.
7. You can make ikokore with it.
Shalla to our Ijebu brothers and sisters.
8. Yam balls.
See how beautiful they look.
Again, see beauty. See God’s creation as e fine.
10. You can use it to make yam flour (elubo).
And yam flour is used to make Amala. Do the math.
For that person who slandered yam (and all of you who do the same in the corner of your rooms), we have something to say to you: