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Rice, the best thing after sliced bread!!! Looking for simple rice recipes for dinner? I have got you covered with these easy rice recipes from, shrimp fried rice to the popular Nigerian Jollof rice to Coconut rice, simple white rice or Nigerian fried rice and chicken. These rice dishes can be served with any protein of choice. Which of these rice recipes will you be trying first?

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Easy Shrimp Fried Rice

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This easy shrimp fried rice is a quick and easy rice dish that would have your family asking for a second helping. This shrimp fried rice recipe would make you forget your takeaway. It is so delicious, and you can’t beat the fact that it is very easy to make. […]

 
perfect basmati rice seved in a brown ceramic bowl.
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How To Cook Perfect Basmati Rice

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Learn to cook perfect basmati rice all the time. I hear people say it’s hard to cook rice and I am screaming NOOO in my head as rice is one of the easiest things you can whip up in the kitchen. You can cook perfect basmati anytime. How to Cook […]

 
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Coconut Jollof Rice

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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 […]

 
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Spinach Rice (Spanakorizo)

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Here is another delicious 5 minute recipe. This simple Greek spinach rice (spanakorizo) is flavourful, delicious and can be perfectly served alongside almost any mains! Spinach rice In case you are thinking why I claimed this rice dish would be ready in five minutes, Here is why; I used pre-cooked […]

 
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Easy Coconut Rice and Beans

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Rice and beans is a popular meal combination eaten in Nigeria; it is also popular in some part of West Africa too. I know of the Ghana waakye and the Hausa’s of the Northern part of Nigeria also have their own way of cooking it likewise. Rice and beans is a very tasty, hearty and easy meal to make.

 
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Tuwo Shinkafa/Rice Tuwo

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I seriously can’t believe it took me almost twenty something years before I made my own tuwo shinkafa or rice tuwo/balls as fondly called. I have recently turned a nuisance but in a good way. Lol, if I’m meeting someone for the first time, ten minutes into our conversation I’m already talking about food or asking food related questions.

 
easy coconut chicken curry served with rice.
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Easy Coconut Chicken Curry

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I’m all very excited, as my little one would be starting school this week. It is amazing how quickly they grow. I have promised her I won’t cry the day I drop her off at school, I’m all emotional typing this now. My little fighter ready to face the world all on her own. To all first time parents sending their little ones to school this month,

 
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Coconut Fried Rice

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So I finally cooked coconut fried rice for the blog. About time hey! Making coconut fried rice is very easy but if care is not taken, you can easily overpower the delicate flavour of the coconut like I mentioned in my previous coconut rice post. Anytime I cook coconut fried rice, I make sure I go easy on the amount of curry I use

 
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Palm Oil Rice (Iwuk Edesi)

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I have just had an eventful 48 hours; 3 hours of it was me dancing away my sorrows like I have no worries in the world and the last 24 hours of that time was me thinking about how dubious and rude some people can be. The bottom line of the last 24hours for me is to beware of people one opens his/her doors to and if you are going to leave your keys with them,