FROM ‘GHOST QUEEN’

Ghost Queen

Beautifully deranged story about extreme cuisine

Jakob Zaaiman
17 min readNov 25, 2021

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Collage by the author.
(Artwork of Buja boys (?) by the author.)

My quest for outré culinary excellence certainly did not begin with the standard fare dished up to us hapless fucking sheep strapped into our seats on the Nigerian airbus, Lagos to Kano. The set dinner — which I refused with anger — looked a shrink-wrapped nightmare: an ocean of pus-like powdered egg…

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