Gboma leaves have a beloved somewhat bitter taste. This soup is an example of a Ewe dish flavored with them. If gboma leaves are not available, substitute spinach or another dark green leaf. The added oil adds to the soup’s “heaviness.” Ewes tend to use a lot of ginger, garlic, dried shrimp, and smoked fish. They often feel food is too bland without them. This recipe supports that claim.
Serve this soup with starch of your choice. It is also good reheated the next day.
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