Moimoi or Moyi-Moyi is a Nigerian steamed bean pudding made from a mixture of washed and peeled black-eyed peas, onions and fresh ground peppers (usually a combination of bell peppers and chili or scotch bonnet). It is a protein-rich food that is a staple in Nigeria. (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moin_moin)
"Women like her had to form their children out of sturdier, more practical material to withstand the dents and scrapes they came with a life like hers. Her mother had formed her from mud and twigs and wrapped her limbs tightly with leaves, like moin moin: pedestrian items that had produced a pedestrian girl."
- Lesley Nneka Arimah, "Who Will Greet You At Home", 26 October 2015 The New Yorker (http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/10/26/who-will-greet-you-at-home)