Ruth Buka

    Buka: a Hausa word meaning a simple roadside joint, with good food and no pretensions, embodies and represents the soul and foundation on which Ruth Buka was founded.

    Ruth Buka is simply focused on delicious and authentic West African cuisines.

    At Ruth Buka, our traditional West African cuisines are made the old-fashion way, with specialty spices, seasoning and key ingredients imported directly from various West African countries. Our selected menu offers the best in highly nutritious and flavorful meals. Come and treat your taste buds to our authentic delicious meals from the root!

    Ruth Buka
    5250 Foothill Blvd.
    Oakland, CA 94601-5438
    Phone: (510) 430-9670
    Cell: (510) 332-6733




    Banga soup and choice of flour and meats

    Banga, also known as Oghwo amiedi in Urhobo language and izuwo ibiedi in Isoko language, is a type of palm fruit soup from Southern the Niger Delta Nigeria particularly the Urhobo ethnic group. This cuisine is quite different from "Ofe Aku" which is a variant found in Igbo culture. The Binis have a .. Price : $13.55 Sold by: ruthsbuka

    Bitter Leaf soup and choice of flour and meats

    Bitterleaf soup is one of the most traditional soups in Nigeria. It is native to the Igbos of Eastern Nigeria. The name is quite misleading in that a well prepared Bitterleaf Soup should not have even the slightest bitterness. This is achieved by washing and squeezing the bitter leaves (and chang.. Price : $16.99 Sold by: ruthsbuka

    Choice of Pepper Soup

    Peppersoup is a Nigerian delicacy which is made of nutmeg and chili pepper. As named, peppersoup is very peppery and goes well with a cold bottle of beer or soft drink.. Sold by: ruthsbuka

    Edikanikon soup with choice of flour and meats

    Edikanikon soup is a nutritious Nigerian soup recipe made with generous amount of fresh leafy vegetable, dried fish and assorted meat. It is actually one of the native soups of the south-eastern states of Nigeria. (Cross River and Akwa Ibom states) Edikanikon is the soup of the wealthy bec.. Price : $16.50 Sold by: ruthsbuka
    Efo Riro

    Efo Riro with choice of flour and meats

    If you are vegetarian, it will be served without the meats. Ingredients for Efo Riro Assorted meat and fish. For my Efo Riro, I used: Beef Shaki (cow tripe) Smoked fish Dry fish Stock fish 20 cl palm oil Frozen Spinach: 1 kg 2 tablespoons ground crayfish 1 medium onion 3 big stock cube.. Price : $13.55 Sold by: ruthsbuka

    Egusi and choice of flour and meats

    Egusi soup is also one of the most popular soups, if not the most popular for all Nigerians and non-Nigerians that like Nigerian fufu recipes. Ingredients Ingredients 1 Egusi (Melon) seeds 2 cooking spoons red palm oil 3 Beef: Best cut and Shaki (cow tripe) 4 Fish: Dry Fish and Stock Fish 5.. Price : $13.99 Sold by: ruthsbuka
    ogbono Soup

    Ogbono soup with choice of flour and meats

    Ogbono soup is a Nigerian dish made with ground ogbono seeds, with considerable local variation. The ground ogbono seeds are used as a thickener, and give the soup a black coloratio.. Price : $13.55 Sold by: ruthsbuka

    Okra soup with choice of flour and meats

    Okra soup is prepared using the edible green seed pods of the okra flowering plant as a primary ingredient. It is greenish in colour. Okra has a slippery feel when rubbed with the fingers. The edible green seed pods can also be used in stews.. Price : $13.55 Sold by: ruthsbuka