The latest TikTok trend has seen the West African dish garner fufu lovers from L.A to El Paso, Texas and beyond.
Do you remember how, in the beginning of the pandemic, everyone was at home baking banana bread? Well, 12832 years into COVID-19's reign, and the cooking challenges are as fashionable as ever, the latest venturing over to West Africa.
The latest trend keeping the youths alive and well has presented itself in the form of West African (and globally) loved starchy dish, Fufu.
For the non-enlightened, we've published A Quick Guide to Fufu here. Fufu is a very popular dish made by pounding starchy foods (cassava, yam, plantain and any others) and mixing with hot water. The dish is said to have originated in Ghana, but is enjoyed across the West African region and across the continent. Fufu has also cropped up in several Caribbean countries including Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba and Puerto Rico.