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.
.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 […]
Tomato-less buka stew recipe? Who would have thought a time would come and this recipe would be the most sort for. It is no news that tomato is now gold in Nigeria. The good news is, you don’t really need tomatoes to make yummy and delicious buka type of stew. […]
My parents were around at mine from Nigeria and my kitchen was super busy. You know why? I promised to make different meals especially Nigerian soups everyday for a week. I made this egusi soup on day 2 and it was loved by all. I used 3 types of vegetable leaves and one of them is my favourite, uziza leaves.
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.
Asun is peppered smoked goat meat (skin on) that is usually served at barbeque party and it is fast becoming a popular street food in Nigeria too. Asun originated from Ondo state of Nigeria but it is now readily available everywhere in Nigeria. What is not to love about asun.
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 can do all things cooking and baking, not in the case of this Nigerian egg roll. I couldn’t make it to save my own life until recently. As easy as this recipe is, I struggled with it a lot and I almost gave up because each time I tried making it has been a disaster. Honestly, it is one of the easiest street snack in Nigeria and it is not rocket science.
I made some yummy mince and aubergine sauce recently and it was like a 2 in 1 recipe. The second recipe not detailed was a meal idea on how to use the left over mince sauce which can be used as a pie filling. Believe me it tasted amazing, well if I do say so myself. So I made some chicken pie recently and guess what