What it is: Not whatever the hell Jamie Oliver said it was. Jollof’s base ingredient is always rice, and “TPO” (tomato, pepper and onion) plus scotch bonnets. It’s customisable according to your preference: make it hotter than the sun, or as mild as a European’s palette (jk, but not really). Add...
Chicken is probably the most commonly eaten meat in the world! so in order not to get tired of eating it all the time, I tend to vary the spice I use and the method of cooking it. Funke Koleosho's Suya Spiced Baked Chicken My recipe today is really simple...requires very...
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Culture Editor of BuzzFeed UK, Bim Adewunmi reports on 23 Nigerian Foods The Whole World Should Know And Love. 1. Jollof rice What it is: Not whatever the hell Jamie Oliver said it was. Jollof’s base ingredient is always rice, and “TPO” (tomato, pepper and onion) plus scotch bonnets. It’s customisable according to...

Bread & Stew Recipe

Bread & Stew Recipe My father owned a bakery so I grew up eating the freshest, hottest bread you can imagine. I had bread every other day and I had it with virtually everything, eggs, sardines, fried fish, beans, chicken (all manner of chicken; boiled, fried, grilled, roasted, etc.), suya,...
Try These Hacks to Make the Perfect Sunny Side Up Egg
Most people have fried an egg, but sunny side up eggs — perfectly cooked — are a rarity. It’s just not scientifically sound to expect that two things, — like a yolk and egg white — one mostly protein and the other fat, to cook at the same temperature...
I have not come across that many people who do not enjoy the savoury pudding, made from Nigeria brown beans, traditionally called moin-moin! This very popular dish is also known as olele, and judging from its names, it is clear that this dish is an original Yoruba dish. Moin-moin is made...
For my fellow country men who do not know what pita (or pitta) is, it is a type of flat, slightly leavened, oval shaped bread (origin: Middle Eastern countries). It can be opened to form a pocket which can be filled to make excellent sandwiches. Any thing ranging from...
Next to yams, plantains come second as the main staple source of food for Nigerians. I have written a couple of detailed posts on these two food ingredients, highlighting some of their nutritional benefits. I love both ingredients and tend to continuously experiment with ways of cooking and serving them...
One of my very earliest and favorite recipes since starting this blog...! This egg dish is popularly called Deviled Eggs!!! Well sorry, no "devil" eggs in here, we are Christians! (hehehe..) What we have instead are delicious, delicately Spiced Eggs. These eggs are so delicious and easy to make but...
Beans and plantains are a foodie match. Their tastes and flavours, textures complement each other so well. As one gets older, it's advised to make plant proteins the primary source of protein, and in Nigerian cuisine, beans (cow-peas) features prominently on the list of vegetables with high protein content. Beans...
Truth be told, I do sometimes resent having to labour over the stove for guests, especially those ones that did not give you enough notice that they are come...and as always, they want to be treated to your usual signature dishes...! So I keep coming up with loads of different...
Quick & easy flavoured water
“Instead of lemonade and bottled stuff, try these tips to create delicious homemade flavoured water ”  by Jamie Oliver  ...  see it here
A "Refresher" (recently made more popular by the Starbuck's chain) is a type of drink made to simply serve as a refreshment.....something that revives, creates a boost of energy, something delicious and satisfying. The drink comprises essentially, water with added fruit juice(s), sweeteners and alcohol(optionally), all to add taste and...
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