Behold the Dreamers

Behold the Dreamers

by

Imbolo Mbue

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A traditional Nigerian dish that is also enjoyed in Cameroon, it is a stew made with dried fish, crayfish, and vegetables, including cocoyam. It is one of the dishes that Neni prepares for Vince’s farewell dinner.
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Ekwang Term Timeline in Behold the Dreamers

The timeline below shows where the term Ekwang appears in Behold the Dreamers. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 25
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...garri and okra soup, fried ripe plantains and beans, jollof rice with chicken gizzard, and ekwang, which takes two hours to prepare, due to peeling and grating cocoyams, wrapping them in... (full context)
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...evening. Mighty follows Jende to the kitchen sink to wash the palm oil from the ekwang off of his hands. The Jongas hug the Edwards boys goodbye and wish Vince a... (full context)