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.
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”. What is plantain? According to Cambridge dictionary, Plantain is […]
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
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. In today’s post, I […]
Is there any Nigerian here who doesn’t like beef? Haha… I don’t think so too. Well, with an exception for vegans and vegetarians. We don’t joke with beef at all, we love it in stew, eat it fried, boiled or grilled. Nigerian Beef Stew (African Stew) Today’s recipe is one […]
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 is da truth. To begin with, I wasn’t supposed to post this […]
.Nigerian chicken stew is one of the stews cooked and loved by every Nigerians no matter where they are on this surface of the earth. Nigerian chicken stew is a classic recipe and it is very delicious too.
Nigerian cooking 101: Pepper mix | Nigerian pepper mix or pepper base or ata lilo as the Yorubas would call it. Nigerian Dishes In Nigeria, the majority of Nigerian dishes call for pepper mix/ata lilo and this could be in any form or texture. The almighty Jollof rice calls for […]
Plain okra soup is a staple in most Yoruba household. It is a very basic soup recipe but very tasty and it is mostly accompanied with stew (like buka stew). Let me show you how to cook okra in easy steps There are many ways to cook and enjoy okra […]