One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A West African stew made with rice, chilli peppers, and meat or fish.
- ‘A west African one-pot meal, jollof rice, is also popular.’
- ‘Ambassador Fernandez bought Christian a house for $280,000 and sent him to London to learn how to prepare Nigerian dishes such as asaro (yam porridge) and jollof rice.’
- ‘Like fufu with peanut soup, jollof rice is a popular Ghanaian dish that is at its best with plenty of spice.’
- ‘No disrespect intended, but have you and your husband tasted everyone's jollof rice to make such a statement?’
- ‘Presumably the argument is that whether a person ingests jollof rice voluntarily or does so because he or she is force-fed, the fact remains that they have eaten jollof rice.’
Jollof, variant of Wolof.
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