Nina Dawadawa | Locust Beans
locust beans are made from the fermented seeds of the African locust bean tree and it has a pungent and smoky aroma. Locust bean is a popular ingredient in many West-African dishes, it's often added to soups and stews.
it helps to thicken it and give it a distinct flavour. It's a great source of protein and has a strong umami taste. It's also can be used as a seasoning and a thickening agent in many dishes. They can also be added to different types of meals such as rice, and beans and even swallow for an extra flavour boost.