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Welcome to my active kitchen, home of delicious Nigerian dishes. Not only would you find over 100 Nigerian recipes here as a large part of my food blog is dedicated to Nigerian foods. They are very easy to replicate in your kitchen too.

Nigeria is blessed with so many delicious foods that are guaranteed to tantalise your taste buds. Are you new to Nigerian food or you are looking to brush up your skills and cook delicious Nigerian foods? You are in the right place? My active kitchen has got you covered.

Also, we do not judge here and that is why I have made my Nigerian food recipes easy to follow. Most importantly, most of these recipes are complete with step by step instructions.

Here you will be spoilt for choices from Nigerian Fried Rice to Egusi soup to Afang Soup to Eba (How to make eba) to Efo riro and not forgetting the almighty Nigerian Jollof rice. Feel free to look around, I am sure you will find something you will love to cook.

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Nigerian Assorted Meat Pepper Soup

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The weather around here is not the type one can ask for right now. It is so windy that if you are not careful and you lose your balance, you may find yourself in the next street. I was home today and I couldn’t think of what to cook in this confused weather, I was thinking something quick and spicy. I checked my freezer for what to cook and yes! Pepper soup called to me

 
efo riro in a bowl.
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How to Make Efo Riro

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My friend sent me a picture of what he was cooking some couple of days ago, and for a minute, I found myself asking 100 questions from is that efo tete, to are you sure it’s the real thing and,  where did you get it from? How much did you pay for it? Anyways at the end of my questions, I just told him, 

 
slices of unpeeled yam.
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How to Cook Yam

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What is yam and how do you cook it? Firstly, can I burst your bubbles and break it to you that yam is a Vegetable… Well, a tuberous root vegetable!! More, importantly, yam should not be confused with sweet potatoes. They are not the same thing. What is Yam? According […]

 
overhead shot jollof rice
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Coconut Jollof Rice

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Coconut jollof rice is another great alternative way of cooking Nigerian jollof rice. The subtle flavour from the coconut milk takes the whole dish to a 100. Coconut Jollof Rice Coconut jollof rice is very easy to cook. If you’ve managed to cook Jollof rice successfully then you would find […]