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Okra, Okra Okra’s!

Okra has been one of the favorite vegetable ingredients to cook with. Easy to grow and quick to harvest, Okra is a staple in many a home vegetable garden. Native to Africa, Okra has become an integral part of cuisine the world over; from Africa and Asia to the Americas, families have adopted special recipes and techniques to cook this versatile vegetable.
Okras are cooked in various ways from steamed, fried, sautéed, baked, grilled and boiled.

AFRICA
Nigeria – Okra Soup
ASIA
India – Samba
AUSTRALIA
Curried Bhindi (Indian Influence)
CARIBBEAN
Callaloo
NORTH AMERICA
Southern U.S.A – Gumbo
SOUTH AMERICA
Brazil – Frango com quiabo
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