Wara Cheese

From Timbuktu Chronicles Tue Feb 26 2013, 06:00:00

In Kitchen Butterfly:

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The manufacture of Wara cheese is widespread in Nigeria and a similar cheese called Wogachi is made in the northern provinces of Benin republic, a French speaking country to the west of Nigeria. The Fulanis of Northern Nigeria are traditionally cattle rearers and they have access to fresh milk from Zebu Bos indicus cattle. Wara cheese making is thought to have started in this region and as a result of the nomadic lifestyle of the Fulanis has spread to other parts of Northern Nigeria, Kwara, Oyo, Ogun, Ondo states; and the Benin republic

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