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    Necessity, the mother of invention: How Henry learnt the art of cooking

    Pork, Vegetables, Rice and Shrimps

    “Cooking is so popular today because it’s the perfect mix of food and fun,” – Emeril Lagasse

    From the tropical West African country called Nigeria, Henry’s ethnic group lies in the middle belt of the country. Historically, the culture of the people in that region has been patrilineal. The men in the region were mostly farmers and as farmers, the need for more hands on the farm meant that men married more wives so that they could raise more children whose help was badly needed on the farm. This culture prevailed till the 21st century.  Even in the 21st century, the variation is that both parents do white collar jobs but the woman still takes care of most household chores especially cooking.

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