YAM-POTATO PORRIDGE

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 […]

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General Tso’s Chicken

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 […]

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Ofada stew

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 […]

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VERMICELLI (Noodles stir fry)

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 […]

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Mango Jam

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 […]

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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 […]

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Summer stir-fry rice

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, […]

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Gbegiri with a twist

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 […]

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