- Popular chef Hilda Baci claims Nigerian Jollof rice is superior, criticizing Ghanaian Jollof for lacking flavor.
- A Ghanaian woman fiercely responds, challenging Hilda Baci’s authority on taste and accusing her of disrespecting Ghanaian admirers.
- The Ghanaian woman proposes a Jollof rice cook-off, expressing confidence in her victory and emphasizing the uniqueness of each country’s take on the dish.
Popular Nigerian Chef, Hilda Baci, celebrated for her Guinness World Record and culinary prowess, has stirred the pot by declaring Nigerian Jollof rice superior to its Ghanaian counterpart, citing a lack of flavor in the latter.
The bold statement did not go unnoticed, as a Ghanaian woman took to social media to deliver a scathing response.
Dismissing Hilda Baci’s culinary achievements as insufficient grounds for proclaiming authority on taste, the woman accused Baci of disrespecting Ghanaian admirers.
She also questioned the basis of Baci’s culinary preferences, suggesting that her reliance on curry and onions might not represent the gold standard for flavorful cuisine.
The exchange escalated when the Ghanaian woman threw down the gauntlet, challenging Baci to a Jollof rice cook-off, expressing confidence in her own victory.
Adding historical context to the debate, she acknowledged Senegal’s role in the origin of Jollof rice and emphasized the validity and uniqueness of each West African country’s take on the beloved dish.
This controversy follows closely on the heels of Hilda Baci’s dethronement by a man named Alan, who recently set a new Guinness World Record for the longest cooking time, breaking two records simultaneously.
Alan’s achievement brought an end to Baci’s reign since July.
In related news, In a recent podcast appearance alongside fellow Ghanaians, Nigerian chef Hilda Baci expressed her opinion on the popular Ghanaian dish, jollof rice,claiming that it lacks flavor.
Chef Hilda Baci, known for breaking the Guinness World Record for the longest cooking time, shared her views on Ghanaian jollof during a discussion about a past jollof competition between Nigeria and Ghana.