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,
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 […]
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 […]
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 Egusi soup recipe is da truth. To begin with, I wasn’t supposed to […]
My love for smoked turkey now has got no bounds, if I tell you I hated smoked turkey when I first had it, would you believe it? I hated it so much that I stopped buying and cooking it. I recently started cooking smoked turkey again after I used the recipe below and I also add it to soups like egusi and efo-riro.
2015 has been a great year for me and I am eternally thankful to God and all of you my precious beautiful readers. I came across a post from Lindsay of pinch of yum some days back and that gave birth to this post. I have so many recipes on the blog but the truth is I rarely make most of them except on special occasions.
I’m really excited about today’s post, it is Christmas soon and in some way, my Christmas menu is taking shape as planned. In a typical Nigerian home on Christmas day, the food on the menu is usually chicken or turkey, Jollof rice, fried rice and swallow with traditional soup depending on one’s geographical location.
What can I say about this beautiful, delicious and hearty soup other than, if you have not had it before, you should try and cook it. It is rich and packed with all the nutrients you need. If you are on a diet and you are not sure if you can have some Nigerian soups because of the oil content and all, then this soup is for you.
Is it safe to call myself a food blogger or am I still getting there? One thing I noticed since I started food blogging is that I want everything to be perfect. I don’t want to plate like I’m serving in a cafeteria but like I’m being watched and my customers are paying a lot to see my food pictures as well as my recipes. I made this fried yam recently and it was almost perfect until I got a phone call from someone
I used to think I know how to cook stewed beans till I met my hubby, I am more inclined to cooking my sauce separately (Agoyin/buka style) as that is the way I like it. But ever since I learnt how to cook his style of stewed beans, I have not looked back and with the help of a pressure cooking pot, it means I can cook my beans in about 45 minutes.