Nigerian cooking 101: Pepper mix | Nigerian pepper mix or pepper base or ata lilo as the Yorubas would call it. In Nigeria, majority of our dishes call for pepper mix/ata lilo and this could be in any form or texture. The almighty Jollof rice calls for pepper mix or […]
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) There are many ways to cook and enjoy okra soup but the plain style okra soup is the easiest especially […]
Ofada stew 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 ingridients. I say this all the time, it is not quantity that makes good food but the […]
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.
I was on the phone to my mum and our conversation soon turned to food. My sister cooked obe gbure elegusi some years back and it’s still the best gbure soup I have had till date. TBH, I have not been able to beat it. There is something about the soup that have never stopped me talking about it, the taste was out of this world, it was amazing.
This stew right here is a popular versatile dish in every Nigerian household. It is present at every party and if you have been to a boarding school before, this is the kind of stew that mamma will definitely package in a tin for you and it can last for quite some days. The meat is always deep fried or grilled and that also helps in keeping
Hello my beautiful people, how una dey? Hope una no vex say man face scarce? Sorry I have been super busy. I am going to be quick about today’s post, I’m going back to Delta state today, where I’ll be sharing the recipe my very good uhrobo sister/friend Karo gave me. If you see any Delta/Uhrobo recipe on this blog,
I visited mummy AB shops (My local African shop) the other day and she had fresh fufu and the first thing that came to mind was edikaikong but unfortunately for me, she didn’t have fresh ugwu but I didn’t let it stop me from treating myself to some good old edikaikong and fresh fufu.
When I was pregnant with my daughter, all I could manage to eat at some point was Mr Monday’s okra soup. Ok, before you start wondering, Mr Monday is hubby’s work colleague and this okra soup was one of their go to soup when the boys were hungry then. The first time I had this meal I couldn’t believe my mouth. Lol.