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The Real Pounded Yam – Our Forgotten Culture – Watch This little Boy Set The Record Straight

Back in Africa, I remember growing up pounding yam in the mortar. I remember my grandmother custom-made a very small mortar for me so I could pound yam in it. It was a very tedious task, but at the same time rewarding because at the end of it, you get to enjoy the flavor of the yam mashed in wood, ...

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