Today I am sharing with you my technique on how to boil meat and season it perfectly using everyday ingredients. You can also use this method to boil chicken or ground beef. The boiled meat is perfectly seasoned, it is packed full of flavour, is tender and delicious. The meat […]
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.
Some few weeks ago, one of my instagram buddies posted catfish pepper soup and tagged me. Her picture got me drooling and craving. I told her I was going to make mine….. Anyway, long story short, I made catfish pepper soup that night under the pretence that it would help my cold at the time.
Chicken Suya made with chicken wings! This popular Nigerian street food recipe is perfect for the summer, entertaining or to just enjoy on a weeknight. The chicken is marinated in Suya spice also known as yaji or Suya pepper and then grilled to perfection with the wings falling off the […]
This Egusi soup recipe is insanely delicious and easy to make. Before you say I write this about all my recipes, I just want to confirm once again that this is true. I can tell you, this soup is the truth. It is simple and quick to make. Let me show […]
Delicious sweet Fried Plantain! Learn how to fry plantain like a pro. Plantain is very similar to a banana but unlike bananas that can be eaten raw, plantain is cooked before you can eat it. Plantain is also referred to as “cooking banana”. A perfect side to your African, Mexican […]
I got hubby cooking one of his speciality meal recently and I must give it to him, he doesn’t mess about when it comes to cooking yam porridge (Asaro). To be honest, I hardly cook it because why bother when you have a man-chef. Lol. We both have different ways of cooking yam porridge and while he was cooking this recently,
I have put together the list of 9 best Nigerian food you should try and which I can’t live without. Apart from the rich Nigerian culture, Nigeria is blessed with different types of delicious dishes that are affordable, hearty and requires the most basic kitchen staple ingredients. Nigerian Food Nigeria […]
Ofada stew recipe with boiled eggs (stew soaked eggs). Oh yes please, honestly this ofada stew is one of the best things I have cooked recently, It is quick to make and requires few ingredients. I say this all the time, it is not quantity that makes good food but […]
Are you already getting the Christmas jitters? Are you worried you won’t get the food done on time or that you probably won’t be able to do it all on your own. Well, that is why I’ve got your back! With my active kitchen, you are all covered.
At most Nigerian parties (owanbe), Fried rice is usually available on the menu. Everyone seems to have different method of cooking their fried rice. I catered for my Cameroonian friend once and she said she would rather have chopped meat instead of liver, mainly because of her guests, it added a different twist to the rice.