Mejadera-roni for Dagon

Mejadera-roni, a dish of rice, vermicelli, lentils, and onions

Yum Yum It’s a starch on a starch with lentils and onions. Mixed grain dishes were a good offering to agricultural fertility deities such as Dagon, as well as good ways to use up leftovers that wouldn’t make a full meal by themselves. It also comes out pretty tasty. This…

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Oya’s Skirt: Eggplant in Red Sauce

Oya Skirt Eggplant

Yum Yum This dish is very not traditionally African, but it is seen around the diaspora from time to time as an offering to Oya. It’s suspected from the tomatoes and beans that the sauce part of this may have originally been something given to a local Mesoamerican or South…

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