The family eats mostly peppersoup and, as a special luxury, goat stew. Peppersoup is shown here with plantains. Peppersoup is a West African soup that is prepared using various meats, chili peppers and nutmeg as primary ingredients. It is a spicy soup that has a light, watery texture. It is considered to be a delicacy by some people in Western Africa, and some West Africans believe that the soup has medicinal qualities.