Behold the Dreamers

Behold the Dreamers


Imbolo Mbue

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A Hausa word that means “grain.” It is processed from cassava. It is a staple in the okra soup that Neni prepares for Vince’s farewell dinner.
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Garri Term Timeline in Behold the Dreamers

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Chapter 25
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...the apartment, shopping for groceries, and preparing the five-course dinner: egusi stew with smoked turkey, garri and okra soup, fried ripe plantains and beans, jollof rice with chicken gizzard, and ekwang,... (full context)