Hello foodies, this past week I took the time to make a simple, yet ravishing and well-flavored. Yam porridge is one of the foods I grew up eating as a Nigerian and I love every single memories attached to it. I remember how my mother would cook yam porridge that came with a lot of […]Read More YAM-POTATO PORRIDGE
General Tso’s chicken is one of my most favorite Chinese food takeout option. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of restaurants, including my favorite Chinese restaurant isn’t opened, so I decided why not make General Tso’s chicken (a sweet, tad bit spicy bursting with ginger and garlic flavor). Today I will be giving a […]Read More General Tso’s Chicken
Hello foodies, I am sorry for the unannounced break I took, believe me if i say it was for the welfare of our stomachs(lol) , well I’m back with much more recipes and I promise to keep everyone updated! This is a perfect breakfast piece, having this with a cup of tea or coffee in […]Read More Plantain-oats loaves topped with cinnamon sugar plantain.
If you’re a Nigerian or familiar with Nigeria, you would know that Agege bread isn’t just any type of bread, as a matter of fact, it is a whole citizen of Nigeria. Growing up all I wanted to feed on was Agege bread, because of its draggy texture, smooth feel and delicious taste. There are […]Read More Agege Bread (in a spring form pan)
On different occasions have I been in argument with people that Ofada stew Is different from ayamase stew. Ofada stew consist of a mixture of red and green peppers with surplus condiments and obstructions such as beef, offals, and all. Without further ado, let’s get cooking!!! *This recipe should serve about 6-8 people* Ingredients 20 […]Read More Ofada stew
Often time, I notice my friends and family ordering only “noodles stir fry” in an Asian restaurant. It leaves me wondering “Shey noodles stir fry nikan lo wa lori menu ni” meaning “Is noodles stir fry the only thing on the menu“. Originally, this stir fry recipe is an Asian origin, but I have modified […]Read More VERMICELLI (Noodles stir fry)
Ingredients 1 cup water 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 lemon 2 mangoes (chopped) Directions: In a pot, add water and sugar with lemon juice, bring to a boil on high heat. Turn heat down and add chopped mangoes. Cook for 5 minutes, then mash with fork. Continue cooking till thickened. Remove from heat and set aside […]Read More Mango Jam
Check out this spicy Nigerian snack via What You Crave!!!!Read More What You Crave!!!!
DODO IKIRE(spicy plantain brittle) Growing up in Nigeria, I vividly remember how “young me” frequently disturbed my mother for a wrap of dodo ikire anytime we were having our precious road trips. I can recall how hawkers would chant varouis choral lines […]Read More What You Crave!!!!
1/2 cup shredded carrot 1 medium size diced red bell pepper 1 small diced white onion 1 small diced yellow bell pepper 1 diced habanero pepper 1 egg 1 tsp salt 1 stock cube 3 tbs olive oil 2 cups cooked rice METHOD In a pan, heat oil Add egg and stir Add diced peppers, […]Read More Summer stir-fry rice
This is one of the few complicated yet quick soups we have in Nigeria, if you’ve never had this soup I would say this is your chance to try it. All you have to do is to follow this recipe step by step so as to get the perfect soup. Gbegiri soup is a Western […]Read More Gbegiri with a twist
One of the easiest breakfast recipe that pops into my “chef-minded” head every now and then. Most Africans would reminisce with this dish. These rich, tasty pancakes are a cross breed between American pancakes and crepes. Anytime I make them, it brings back memories of times I had spent in my home country. Not a […]Read More African Pancakes with a twist: Lemon zest