By Blavity Team
Published May 12, 2016

This Hero Among Us Made Actual Art Out Of
Nigerian Food

Photo courtesy of: Haneefah Adam

In 2016, Nigerian artist Haneefah Adam took food art to a whole other level.

Photo courtesy of Haneefah Adam

Adam used ingredients of Naija dishes to make several great works of art.

A sweet Naija mother is questioning this girl for playing with food, but we just want to cop this chop.

Sliced
Dodo

Photo credit: Haneefah Adam

Sliced Dodo

Ingredients: Jollof rice with lettuce, scotch bonnet, long sliced dodo, green peas, egg plant for those eyes.

Jollof
Wars

Photo credit: Haneefah Adam

Jollof Wars

Ingredients: Jollof rice and dodo.

Amala with
Abula

Photo credit: Haneefah Adam

Amala with Abula

Ingredients: Amala with Abula. Smoked fish, scotch bonnet and egg plants.

Zobo
Leaves

Photo credit: Haneefah Adam

Zobo Leaves

Ingredients: Zobo leaves and dried zobo juice stain.

Semo with
Efo Riro

Photo credit: Haneefah Adam

Semo with Efo Riro

Ingredients: Semo with Efo riro (vegetable soup) and shrimps.

Fela Kuti

Photo credit: Haneefah Adam

Fela Kuti

Ingredients: Ground (powdered) pepper.

Aluko
Dangote

Photo credit: Haneefah Adam

Aluko Dangote

Ingredients: Salt. A commissioned work for Aluko Dangote.

Ogbono

Photo credit: Haneefah Adam

Ogbono

Ingredients: Ogbono powder for face and neck. Dried crayfish and ogbono seed, ewuro leaves, shaki (tripe), onions, red pepper and then okra for the necklace.

Jollof World

Photo credit: Haneefah Adam

Jollof World Map

Ingredients: Jollof rice and peppers.

Wheat with Egusi

Photo credit: Haneefah Adam

Wheat with Egusi

Ingredients: Wheat with egusi and peppers and eggplants.

So check out Ms. Hanie for more Nigerian food art!

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Twitter: @ms_hanie

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