Behold the Dreamers

Behold the Dreamers


Imbolo Mbue

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Jollof Rice Term Analysis

A one-pot spicy rice dish made with vegetables and sometimes meat. It is one of the dishes that Neni prepares for Vince’s farewell dinner.
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Jollof Rice Term Timeline in Behold the Dreamers

The timeline below shows where the term Jollof Rice appears in Behold the Dreamers. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 25
Family and Belonging Theme Icon
...dinner: egusi stew with smoked turkey, 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... (full context)
Chapter 59
Family and Belonging Theme Icon
...fried plantains, bitter leaf soup, egusi stew, poulet DG, grilled tilapia, attiéké, moi moi, soya, jollof rice , curry chicken, and pounded yams. They eat and dance in Betty’s sparsely furnished living... (full context)