ASPIRE Valentine Edit (Day 3): The Orishirishi Cookbook

This is part of a 14-day series. If you missed the first two stories, you can catch them here and here.

We are in day three of our special feature for Valentine’s Day, and we hope by now you have gotten some fresh ideas for gifts you can share this season.

For Valentine's day, our feature is full of interesting gift ideas
The ASPIRE Valentine Edit is a list full of thoughtful gifts for you and yours this season. Image courtesy of Tamanna Rumee on Unsplash

But just in case you haven’t, fear not! We still have 11 more days to go, and whether you are looking for something a bit more unusual, or interesting destination ideas for a weekend getaway, uncommon gifts, we have got you.

On today’s edition of tasteful and thoughtful gifts to get for Valentine’s day, we present to you the Orishirishi Cookbook.

The Orishirishi Cookbook by Tola Akerele
The Orishirishi Cookbook by Tola Akerele is a perfect gift for Valentine’s day. Image courtesy of Orishirishi Kitchen
The Orishirishi Cookbook

This visually-exciting and deliciously delightful cookbook is a rich compilation of Nigerian food and its abundant history for people all over the world. From the delicious assorted native soup of the South-South region to the distinct taste of afang soup by the Efik-Ibibios or the unmatched textures and flavours of gbegiri and ewedu from the South-West, this is a celebration of premium culinary experiences from around Nigeria.

Tola Akerele's Orishirishi Cookbook is perfect for Valentine's day
Tola Akerele mixes the Nigerian food with its culture in the Orishirishi Cookbook. Image courtesy of Orishirishi Kitchen

Here, author Tola Akerele shares important stories about our culture, not just with words, but with images to guide you through each process from sourcing ingredients to serving the finished meal.

Bangba rice ingredients from the cookbook
Image courtesy of Orishirishi Kitchen
Who is the Orishirishi Cookbook for?

– The enthusiastic epicurean

– The curious cook

– The adventurous foodie

You, because even if you are not going to be consulting this cookbook every time you want to make a meal, you would want to place it on your coffee table for visitors or to improve the ambience of your living room. The Orishirishi Cookbook is just as beautiful as it is robust, and it would make for interesting reading and hearty conversations.

Go to the Orishirishi Kitchen on Instagram or visit their website today to make an order. If you live in the UK, please click here instead.

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